Bipartite Bip"ar*tite, a. [L. bipartitus, p. p. of bipartire; bis twice + partire. See {Partite}.] 1. Being in two parts; having two correspondent parts, as a legal contract or writing, one for each party; shared by two; as, a bipartite treaty. [1913 Webster]

2. Divided into two parts almost to the base, as a leaf; consisting of two parts or subdivisions. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

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  • bipartite — biparti, ie [ biparti ] ou bipartite [ bipartit ] adj. • 1361, 1768; bas lat. bipartitus, p. p. de bipartire, de bi (bis) et partire « partager » ♦ Qui est divisé en deux parties. « ces portillons bipartis, dont le haut ne se ferme que le soir »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bipartite — adjective Etymology: Latin bipartitus, past participle of bipartire to divide in two, from bi + partire to divide, from part , pars part Date: 1574 1. a. being in two parts b. having a correspondent part for each of two parties < a bipartite… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bipartite — bipartitely, adv. bipartition /buy pahr tish euhn/, n. /buy pahr tuyt/, adj. 1. divided into or consisting of two parts. 2. Law. being in two corresponding parts: a bipartite contract. 3. shared by two; joint: a bipartite pact; bipartite rule. 4 …   Universalium

  • bipartite — bi|par|tite [baıˈpa:taıt US ˈpa:r ] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: bipartitus, from bi + partitus divided ] formal involving two different parts or groups ▪ a bipartite treaty ▪ bipartite DNA structures …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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