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trisect

play
transitive verb tri·sect \ˈtrī-ˌsekt, trī-ˈ\

Definition of trisect

  1. :  to divide into three usually equal parts

trisection

play \ˈtrī-ˌsek-shən, trī-ˈ\ noun

trisector

play \ˈtrī-ˌsek-tər, trī-ˈ\ noun


Origin and Etymology of trisect

tri- + intersect


First Known Use: 1695


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