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bisectverb [ T ]

us /ˈbɑɪ·sekt, bɑɪˈsekt/

to divide into two usually equal parts:

The new road would bisect a designated historic district.

geometry to divide something into two congruent (= exactly equal) parts

bisector
noun [ C ] /ˈbɑɪ·sek·tər, bɑɪˈsek-/

geometry

the bisector of an angle/segment

(Definition of “bisect” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)