an individual portion of tortoni, frozen and served in a small cup, often topped with ground almonds.
bisque3 (def 2). Historical Examples The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various The Story of Porcelain Sara Ware Bassett The Potter’s Craft Charles F. Binns
noun a cold dry northerly wind in Switzerland and the neighbouring parts of France and Italy, usually in the spring Historical Examples A Residence in France J. Fenimore Cooper The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole A Spring Walk in Provence Archibald Marshall Four Years in France Henry Digby Beste The Car That Went Abroad […]
to cut or divide into two equal or nearly equal parts. Geometry. to cut or divide into two equal parts: to bisect an angle. to intersect or cross: the spot where the railroad tracks bisect the highway. to split into two, as a road; fork: There’s a charming old inn just before the road bisects. […]
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. Historical Examples Scientific American Supplement, No. 794, March 21, 1891 Various noun (pl) bisectrices (baɪˈsɛktrɪˌsiːz) another name for bisector the bisector of the angle between the optic […]