Dichotomizing
Dichotomize Di*chot"o*mize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dichotomized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dichotomizing}.] [See {Dichotomous}.] 1. To cut into two parts; to part into two divisions; to divide into pairs; to bisect. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The apostolical benediction dichotomizes all good things into grace and peace. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) To exhibit as a half disk. See {Dichotomy}, 3. ``[The moon] was dichotomized.'' --Whewell. [1913 Webster]


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