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bi·sect

(bī'sekt),
anatomy to divide a body part into equal halves - right and left halves in the case of the head, neck, or trunk; medial and lateral halves in the case of the limb.

bisect

verb To cut or divide into two parts.

bi·sect

(bī-sekt')
In anatomy, to divide a body part into equal halves - right and left halves in the case of the head, neck, or trunk; medial and lateral halves in the case of the limb.
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There's more energy here than we know what to do with," says Marcelo Cardinali as he surveys the 80-meter thick concrete retention wall that bisects the Parana River.
One more "googly eye" mobile, Aviary, 2000-2001, bisects the balcony railing up above, as though peering over the route we have just traveled.
The fact that it bisects a story already in progress, does not fit John's tightly diagrammed overall structure, and does not match John's style or concerns pretty much cements the case that the original gospel did not include this story.
North of Guatemala City on the south flank of the Motagua Fault, a major structure which bisects the country from the Caribbean on the east, through Glamis' 4 million ounce Marlin project, in the west.
The light gash corridor connects and bisects these spaces, exploring and dissecting the labyrinth of the interior.
Church Road, Llanedeyrn, bisects two hotels, Holiday Inn and Campanile.
A second existing, smaller runway bisects a portion of that site; zoning for that runway is presently under consideration.
Here, Jonas's live performance incorporated a prerecorded video (Vertical Roll, 1972), in which a thick black horizontal line nervously bisects a series of images (rendering them both doubled and fragmented).
The complex sits on 11.85 acres at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue East and South Avenue (State Route 28), the latter of which bisects the well-developed township of Cranford and serves as the focus of much of its commercial activity.
An irregularly shaped sheet of clear Perspex, with smaller pieces of fluorescent yellow and orange Perspex stuck to it, bisects the central form.
Studio Granda's main move bisects the two wings in plan with an angular spine that follows the line of the original pier for the port of Reykjavik.