Sentence Examples with the word Bisected

The following discoveries in geometry are attributed to Thales (I) the circle is bisected by its diameter (Procl.

East Falkland is almost bisected by two deep fjords, Choiseul and Brenton Sounds, which leave the northern and southern portions connected only by an isthmus a mile and a half wide.

The line j oining the end knife edges must be exactly bisected by a line drawn perpendicular to it from the fulcrum knife-edge.

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The best marked of the basins so formed (the Congo basin) occupies a circular area bisected by the equator, once probably the site of an inland sea.

Next the star B is bisected by the fixed web and A by the movable one.

Been bisected in the median plane.

Thus the fixed wire can be set exactly on star A by the screw s, while star B is simultaneously bisected by the movable wire, or vice versa, without disturbing the reading for coincidence of the wires.

The first floor, bisected by a hall and stairs, contained a living room or parlor on the right, or southern, side, and across from it a dining room and adjacent kitchen.

Under these circumstances the arc to be considered is bisected at 0, and its length is proportional to the width of the slit.

Messerschmidt, editor of the best collection of Hittite texts up to date, made a tabula rasa of all systems of decipherment, asserting that only one sign out of two hundred the bisected oval, determinative of divinity - had been interpreted with any certainty; and in view of this opinion, coupled with the steady refusal of historians to apply the results of any Hittite decipherment, and the obvious lack of satisfactory verification, without which the piling of hypothesis on hypothesis may only lead further from probability, there is no choice but to suspend judgment for some time longer as to the inscriptions and all deductions drawn from them.