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BISECTRIX (fem. of Lat. bisector, fro...

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 992 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BISECTRIX (fem. of Lat. bisector, from bi-, two, secare, to cut), in geometry, the same as bisector, i.e. a point which divides a line, or a line which divides an angle, into two equal parts; in crystallography it denotes the bisector of the angle between the optic axes.
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