Bisectrix



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 axes of a crystal

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