bisector

noun
bi·​sec·​tor | \ ˈbī-ˌsek-tər How to pronounce bisector (audio) , bī-ˈsek-\

Definition of bisector

: one that bisects especially : a straight line that bisects an angle or a line segment

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Gabriella Figueroa, 16, a junior, had been in geometry class working on angle bisectors when the alarm sounded. Anchorage Daily News, "As shots rang out, a student texts: 'If I don't make It, I love you'," 15 Feb. 2018 In geometry class, Gabriella Figueroa, 16, a junior, had been working on angle bisectors when the alarm sounded. Audra D. S. Burch And Patricia Mazzei, New York Times, "As Shots Ring Out, a Student Texts: ‘If I Don’t Make It, I Love You’," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of bisector

1823, in the meaning defined above

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