## trisecting

Verb

- Present participle of
*trisect*.

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- TRISECTRI X, a curve which is a variety of the limacon of Pascal, and named from its property of
**trisecting**an angle. - His investigation of the properties of amicable numbers and of the problem of
**trisecting**an angle, are of importance. - The curve also permits the solution of the problems of duplicating a cube and
**trisecting**an angle. - It became known as the "Delian problem" or the "problem of the duplication of the cube," and ranks in historical importance with the problems of "
**trisecting**an angle" and "squaring the circle." - Although Hippocrates could not determine the proportionals, his statement of the problem in this form was a great advance, for it was perceived that the problem of
**trisecting**an angle was reducible to a similar form which, in the language of algebraic geometry, is to solve geometrically a cubic equation.

- trisagion
- trisaturated
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