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bisector

[‚bī′sek·tər]
(mathematics)
The ray dividing an angle into two equal angles.
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In either case, the students, working in groups, quickly realise that the perpendicular bisector of the line segment connecting two pizzerias or two schools would be the best tool to divide the surrounding region in areas of influence.
The edges of both the Voronoi diagram and the medial axis are bisectors between nearest sites.
Since P is on the perpendicular bisector of AF, it must be equi-distant from the directrix DA and the focus F.
It is worth noting that prior to or in the course of making this proof, students can fold perpendicular bisectors to the base in non isosceles triangles to "establish" that only in isosceles triangles does the perpendicular bisector pass through the opposite vertex.
The volunteer team, which included 250 students, will carry out acts of painting bisectors, rehabilitate parks and draw the national flag on walls, in addition to giving presents to members of the Syrian Arab Army.
Ability to stake offset intersections and bisectors at angle points.
The centre for Figure 5a is obtained from the intersection of the perpendicular bisectors of any two sides of the triangle.
Next construct the perpendicular bisectors of the segments B'C' and C'M and let O be their point of intersection.
As in the plane, Voronoi edges lie on perpendicular bisectors of Delaunay edges in the sphere.
First, they learned to use a compass and a straight edge to construct several figures, including equilateral triangles, regular hexagons, perpendicular bisectors, and parallel lines.
Tools for finding bisectors, mid-points, parallels, tangents, loci and transformations appear on a separate Construct palette: the third palette on the screen.