bisect rices


noun, plural bisectrices [bahy-sek-trahy-seez] .
Crystallography. an imaginary line bisecting either the acute angle (acute bisectrix) or the obtuse angle (obtuse bisectrix) of the optic axes of a biaxial crystal.
Geometry. a bisector.

1850–55; bisec(t) + -trix Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
bisectrix (baɪˈsɛktrɪks)
n , pl bisectrices
1.  another name for bisector
2.  the bisector of the angle between the optic axes of a crystal

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