trisect

verb tri·sect \ ˈtrī-ˌsekt , trī-ˈsekt \

Definition of trisect

trisected; trisecting; trisects
: to divide into three usually equal parts

trisection

play \ˈtrī-ˌsek-shən, trī-ˈsek-\ noun

trisector

play \ˈtrī-ˌsek-tər, trī-ˈsek-\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of trisect

tri- + intersect


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