Bisectrix
Bisectrix Bi*sec"trix, n. The line bisecting the angle between the optic axes of a biaxial crystal. [1913 Webster]

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  • bisectrix — [bī sek′triks΄] n. pl. bisectrices [bī΄sek trī′sēz΄] Crystallography a bisector, esp. one that bisects an angle formed by the intersection of two axes of a crystal …   English World dictionary

  • bisectrix — /buy sek triks/, n., pl. bisectrices /buy sek truy seez/. 1. Crystall. an imaginary line bisecting either the acute angle (acute bisectrix) or the obtuse angle (obtuse bisectrix) of the optic axes of a biaxial crystal. 2. Geom. a bisector. [1850… …   Universalium

  • bisectrix — n. bisector, line that bisects an angle (Geometry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bisectrix — bi·sec·trix …   English syllables

  • bisectrix — …   Useful english dictionary

  • acute bisectrix — noun : the bisectrix of the acute angle formed by the axes of a biaxial crystal * * * Crystall. See under bisectrix (def. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

  • obtuse bisectrix — noun : the bisectrix of the obtuse angle formed by the axes of a biaxial crystal called also second mean line * * * Crystall. See under bisectrix (def. 1). [1895 1900] …   Useful english dictionary

  • acute bisectrix — Crystall. See under bisectrix (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • obtuse bisectrix — Crystall. See under bisectrix (def. 1). [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition — Main article: Encyclopædia Britannica Encyclopædia Britannica, the eleventh edition The Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition (1910–1911) is a 29 volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. It was developed during the… …   Wikipedia

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