## Bisects Sentence Examples

- The tangent at any point
**bisects**the angle between the focal distances of the point, and the normal is equally inclined to the focal distances. - A diameter is a line through the centre and terminated by the curve: it
**bisects**all chords parallel to the tangents at its extremities; the diameter parallel to these chords is its conjugate diameter. - The Highland railway
**bisects**it diagonally from Dunkeld to the borders of Inverness-shire. - A compass having a very short needle is placed on the line which
**bisects**the axis of the magnet at right angles, and is moved until a neutral point is found where the force due to the earth's field H is balanced by that due to the magnet. - AB is the rod and C the middle point of its axis; NS is the magnetometer needle; AM
**bisects**the undeflected needle NS at right angles. - (2) The rod may be placed horizontally east and west in such a position that the direction of the undeflected suspended needle
**bisects**it at right angles. - The stage upon which we will fix our attention is that where the one procession
**bisects**the intervals between the other, so that a new simple procession is constituted, containing the same number of members as before the insertion of the plate, but now spaced at intervals only half as great. - The designs of Mr Herbert Baker were accepted for two large blocks of identical design connected by a semicircular colonnade (passing behind the narrow kloof which
**bisects**the shelf). - Sca, through,, u rpov, measure), in geometry, a line passing through the centre of a circle or conic section and terminated by the curve; the "principal diameters of the ellipse and hyperbola coincide with the "axes" and are at right angles; " conjugate diameters " are such that each
**bisects**chords parallel to the other. - Having selected the most suitable one he directs the axis of the finder to the estimated middle point between the comet and the star, turns the finder-micrometer in position angle until the images of comet and star lie symmetrically between the parallel position wires, and then turns the micrometer screw (which moves the distance-wires symmetrically from the centre in opposite directions) till one wire
**bisects**the comet and the other the star. - Running south-west to north-east, and united on the north with one of the offsets of the Pyrenees, is the range of the Sierra Llena, which
**bisects**Catalonia, and forms its central watershed. - Diculars PL, P'L', from P and P' to 00', the line joining the centres, then the radical axis
**bisects**LL' (at X) and is perpendicular to 00'. - Long), which
**bisects**Berlin and joins the Havel at Spandau. - In 1791 the river, which
**bisects**the town, was made navigable for vessels of 50 tons and further deepened a century later. - To the east of the Irrawaddy, which
**bisects**the district, it is low-lying and marshy. - Duced by euclidian methods from the definition include the following: the tangent at any point
**bisects**the angle between the focal distance and the perpendicular on the directrix and is equally inclined to the focal distance and the axis; tangents at the extremities of a focal chord intersect at right angles on the directrix, and as a corollary we have that the locus of the intersection of tangents at right angles is the directrix; the circumcircle of a triangle circumscribing a parabola passes through the focus; the subtangent is equal to twice the abscissa of the point of contact; the subnormal is constant and equals the semilatus rectum; and the radius of curvature at a point P is 2 (FP) 4 /a 2 where a is the semilatus rectum and FP the focal distance of P. - The Arkansas
**bisects**the state from W. - If a+$+y+~=O, G is at infinity; if a = fi =~ =~, G
**bisects**the lines joining the middle points of opposite edges of the tetrahedron ABCD; if a: ~: 7: = M3CD: z~CDA: ~DAB: L~ABC, G is at the centre of the inscribed sphere. - And
**bisects**the country from E. - Fall (about the limit of certain agriculture) approximately
**bisects**the state in dry years.