Pronunciation: ( —v.bī-sekt', bī'sekt; —n.bī'sekt),[key] —v.t. 1. to cut or divide into two equal or nearly equal parts.
2. Geom.to cut or divide into two equal parts: to bisect an angle. 3. to intersect or cross: the spot where the railroad tracks bisect the highway.
—v.i. to split into two, as a road; fork: There's a charming old inn just before the road bisects.
—n. Also called split.Philately.a portion of a stamp, usually half, used for payment of a proportionate amount of the face value of the whole stamp.