# perpendicular bisector

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## perpendicular bisector

[‚pər·pən¦dik·yə·lər ′bī‚sek·tər]
(mathematics)
For a line segment in a plane or in space, the line or plane that is perpendicular to this segment and passes through its midpoint.
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Pseudoneglect: effects of hemispace on a tactile line bisection task.
Before bisection the bipinnaria larvae measured 710 [+ or -] 80 [micro]m in length (n = 20, Fig.
Equation (2) models guided waves in fibers and motivated this examination of the bisection process.
The proof is identical to that for graph bisection [Garey and Johnson 1979].
The bisection width of a network is defined as the number of channels that must be removed to partition the network into two equal subnetworks.
In one study of stroke patients with left-sided neglect (as judged from results of the line cancellation test, the line bisection test and the copying of a daisy), clock drawing did not correlate significantly with the other tests [15].
Using Bartlett's bisection theorem, which provides the equivalence relations between the impedances of a symmetrical lattice and any other form of physically and electrically symmetrical structures into which the lattice may be transformed, the conversion of the lattice to symmetrical T and [Pi] networks is shown in Figure 3.
Ecological correlates of line bisection errors in unilateral visual neglect and their potential application.
Such geometric concepts as lines of symmetry, transformations through space, congruence, bisection of angles, and the need for the standardization of terms to enable communication added richness well beyond the basic concepts planned.
Second was the Line Bisection Test which required the subject to bisect the center of lines of various length and position on a page.
Calling this "cycling in precise halves" (with reference to the bisection of intervals), he goes on to address the question of which scalar cardinalities allow cycling in precise halves, where a complete cycle includes one or both members of each intervals class.

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