Quadrisection
Quadrisection Quad`ri*sec"tion, n. [Quadri- + section.] A subdivision into four parts. [1913 Webster]

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  • quadrisection — /kwod ri sekˈshən/ noun (L sectiō, onis cutting) division into four equal parts • • • Main Entry: ↑quadri …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quadrisection — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Division into four parts. < N PARAG:Quadrisection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 quadrisection quadrisection quadripartition Sgm: N 1 quartering quartering &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 fourth fourth Sgm: N 1 quart quart quarter …   English dictionary for students

  • quadrisection — noun a) The action of dividing something into four parts. b) One fourth of something …   Wiktionary

  • quadrisection — Division into four parts. * * * quad·ri·sec·tion (kwod″rĭ sekґshən) [quadri + section] division into four parts …   Medical dictionary

  • quadrisect — quadrisection, n. /kwod reuh sekt /, v.t. to divide (something) into four equal parts. [1800 10; QUADRI + SECT] * * * …   Universalium

  • quartering — Synonyms and related words: achievement, alerion, animal charge, annulet, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, assembly line housing, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, billeting, blazon, blazonry …   Moby Thesaurus

  • numeration — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Counting Nouns 1. numeration, numbering, counting, tally, enumeration, pagination, summation, reckoning, computation, calculation, cybernetics, measurement; statistics, poll, census, roll call,… …   English dictionary for students

  • quadrisect —   v.t. divide into four equal parts.    ♦ quadrisection, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • quadrisect — ˌsekt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: quadri + sect : to divide into four equal parts * * * quadrisection, n. /kwod reuh sekt /, v.t. to divide (something) into four equal parts. [1800 10; QUADRI + SECT] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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