Definition of Bisector

1. n. One who, or that which, bisects; esp. (Geom.) a straight line which bisects an angle.



Definition of Bisector

1. Noun. (geometry) A line or curve that bisects or divides a line segment, angle, or other figure into two equal parts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bisector

1. something that bisects [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bisector

1. One who, or that which, bisects; especially. A straight line which bisects an angle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bisector

biscuits
biscuity
biscutate
bisdequalinium chloride
bise
bisecant
bisecants
bisect
bisectarian
bisected
bisecting
bisection
bisectional
bisectionally
bisections
bisector (current term)
bisectors
bisectrices
bisectrix
bisectrixes
bisects
bisegment
bisegments
bisemic
bisensory
biseptate
biserial
biserial correlation
biserial correlation coefficient
biseriate

Literary usage of Bisector

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Plane and Solid Analytic Geometry: An Elementary Textbook by Charles Hamilton Ashton (1900)
"bisector of the angle between two lines. — Let the equations of the two lines ... Since every point in the bisector of an angle is equally distant from the ..."

2. Descriptive Geometry by Ervin Kenison, Harry Cyrus Bradley (1917)
"To find the projections of the bisector of the angle between two intersecting lines. ... 223, draw first the actual bisector, Cr, in the revolved position, ..."

3. Elements of Analytic Geometry by George Albert Wentworth (1888)
"To find the equation of the bisector of the angle between the two lines x ... Now every point in either bisector is equally distant from the sides of the ..."

4. Elements of Analytic Geometry by Joseph Johnston Hardy (1897)
"The bisector of a Complete System of Parallel Chords.—The bisector of a complete ... A diameter of an hyperbola is that part of the bisector of a complete ..."

5. Elements of Quaternions by Arthur Sherburne Hardy (1895)
"An Angle-bisector is a line which bisects an angle. To find an expression for an angle-bisector as a vector, let OE = a (Fig. 21) and OF = ß be unit vectors ..."

6. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1900)
"... points in involution, the foci of which are the points where the line is met by the given internal and external bisector of every pair of right lines. ..."

7. Mathematical Questions and Solutions by W. J. C. Miller (1891)
"Let I' be the incentre of AE'CX, and TP the perpendicular bisector of its base. Then Q, on TP, being the circumcentre, Al' (produced) meets TP in 0, ..."

8. The Elements of Geometry by George Bruce Halsted (1885)
"The bisector of an interior or exterior angle of a triangle divides the opposite ... Aß C any A. BD the bisector of £ at B. CONCLUSION. AB : BC : : AD : DC. ..."

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