How to use Bisects in a sentence
In 1791 the river, which bisects the town, was made navigable for vessels of 50 tons and further deepened a century later.
The Highland railway bisects it diagonally from Dunkeld to the borders of Inverness-shire.
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).
The island lies across the Highland Boundary Fault noticeable at Loch Fad that almost bisects the island.Advertisement
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.
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.
The horizontal line bisects the line at the spatial point 57.
This seismic axis plotted on the globe nearly bisects the unknown area of the Polar Ocean.
Then Vaughan hints he may be coming into some form with a gorgeous cover drive which bisects the fielders.Advertisement
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.
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.
To the east of the Irrawaddy, which bisects the district, it is low-lying and marshy.
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.
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.Advertisement
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.