Definition of bisect:
- halve (part of speech: verb)
separate (part of speech: verb)
Then the corporations and the Portland merchants awoke to the possibilities of competition; stimulated also by the knowledge that the passage of the bill was desired by the promoters of the Oregon Pacific Railroad, designed to bisect the State from east to west, and to have its outport at Yaquina Bay.- "Two Years in Oregon", Wallis Nash.
One line prolonged in the line of their architrave, and another line prolonged in the line of their bases, bisect one another in the point of sight fixed in the distant horizon; and in this one important point we find all the other parallel lines of the building converging.- "Leading Articles on Various Subjects", Hugh Miller.
- "The Teaching of Geometry", David Eugene Smith.