How to use Bisects in a sentence

bisects
  • In 1791 the river, which bisects the town, was made navigable for vessels of 50 tons and further deepened a century later.

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  • The Highland railway bisects it diagonally from Dunkeld to the borders of Inverness-shire.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • The island lies across the Highland Boundary Fault noticeable at Loch Fad that almost bisects the island.

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  • 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.

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  • The river Kulpa, which bisects the county of Agram, is usually regarded as the north-western limit of the Balkan Peninsula; and thus the greater part of Croatia, lying south of this river, falls within the peninsular boundary, while the remainder, with all Slavonia, belongs to the continental mainland.

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  • The horizontal line bisects the line at the spatial point 57.

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  • This seismic axis plotted on the globe nearly bisects the unknown area of the Polar Ocean.

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  • Then Vaughan hints he may be coming into some form with a gorgeous cover drive which bisects the fielders.

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  • Savart's analyser consists, of a Savart's plate (see above) connected to a Nicol's prism, the principal section of which bisects the angle between the principal.

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  • 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.

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  • To the east of the Irrawaddy, which bisects the district, it is low-lying and marshy.

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  • The straight line and the line through the centre parallel to the chords are named conjugate diameters; each bisects the chords parallel to the other.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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