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  • The bridge connects the two pieces of land cut off from one another by the river, while it has the effect of bisecting the stream.†   (source)
  • The catwalk reached the main floor, wide and windowed and bisected by a long hallway.†   (source)
  • This room looks like a steel box: metal floors dotted with drains, gray-painted concrete walls, and stainless-steel appliances lining the sides and bisecting the middle of the room in rows.†   (source)
  • She burst through the doors at the end of the hall and found herself in a large stone-bound room bisected by a row of metal bars sunk deep into the ground.†   (source)
  • The Corona was out of the lane, he reported, somewhere south of buoy 56, and would have to dogleg to the northeast, bisecting Ship Channel Bank.†   (source)
  • Against the khaki-colored sand and the green shore wavelets, his body was bisected for a moment, like a white worm.†   (source)
  • The little front yard was bisected by a trio of concrete steps and the narrow walkway.†   (source)
  • A fine crack bisected the windshield.†   (source)
  • Unfortunately, between Annabeth and that exit, the floor was bisected by a chasm fifty feet across.†   (source)
  • Those tracks suture a grassy rise that bisects Clarkston and still carry a dozen or so freight trains a day, which rattle windows and stop traffic.†   (source)
  • Hours slid away; she slept and woke and lost track of time, the road spinning out beneath them forever, a dark ribbon bisected by the steady flashes of white, seductive and mesmerizing.†   (source)
  • He spun Zar'roc around-in an attempt to flip the hilt from one palm to another-then dropped the sword as a jagged line of pain bisected his back.†   (source)
  • In one classic example, subjects were given a drawing of a hexagon bisected by three lines with seven equal-size circles superimposed on top of it.†   (source)
  • Then, I realized that the sculpture's hair and those bits of pipe it was holding all ended in a washer bisected by a tiny piece of metal: every one was a flower.†   (source)
  • We stopped for lunch on a shady bank of the little stream bisecting the canyon.†   (source)
  • As the sun was setting Newt saw something he had never seen: a bolt of lightning shot south to north, bisecting the setting sun.†   (source)
  • Mortenson pushed a curtain aside and was rewarded with a wedge of sky, bisected by the green-tiled minaret from the nearby Government Transport Service Mosque.†   (source)
  • My eyes have adjusted so I can see that the garden is pretty big, an expanse of grass bisected by brick paths and ringed by flower beds.†   (source)
  • Pacing back and forth on a bisecting dirt path like an angry, impatient panther was the black Doberman, stopping now and then to urinate and poke its long snout into the bushes.†   (source)
  • In the next place, your cousin John seconded her by taking a larger cut, and as cautious as cousin T when he inspects merchandise, bisected his paste with mathematical circumspection; but to him it pertained not.†   (source)
  • Up ahead, We'll bisect his trail in sixty seconds.†   (source)
  • Beyond this gorge, there was a great valley bisected by a swift river before it concluded at another range of gray mountains.†   (source)
  • Although not a single one of them hadn't fired many more cartridges than this in half an hour under attack in the line, it seemed like a terrible waste just for practice, especially since they had been living with their weapons for years (though most had not had pistols), and could bisect a cigarette at fifty meters.†   (source)
  • Look, Auntie, look, her niece would cry, and when she opened her hand there would be a shiny flake of mica to see, or maybe a bisected worm, all squiggly confusion.†   (source)
  • From that angle I could plainly see the grim blue-black tattoo, the row of numbers remarkably neat, a little barbwire fence of orderly ciphers in which one "seven" was bisected with the meticulous European slash.†   (source)
  • But it was built a few hundred yards from the house itself, consisting of a small room bisected by a counter, with a bigger room behind to hold the stock.†   (source)
  • Watanabe stepped off a train in Kobe, walked through the city, and stopped before a house with a garden bisected by a stone path.   (source)
    bisected = divided in two
  • Made of two layers of canvas coated in rubber and divided into two air pockets bisected by a bulkhead, each was in good condition.   (source)
  • One of the links bisected the man's mouth like a horse's bit, stifling his cries for help.†   (source)
  • She pushed his T-shirt up, baring a strip of pale stomach, bisected by a thin red line.†   (source)
  • He glanced up at the open office doors and the single corridor that bisected the small complex.†   (source)
  • Marie raced down the bisecting hall to the rear door and opened it.†   (source)
  • A man walked across from the bisecting rue du Bac toward him.†   (source)
  • There wasn't much of a view; the room overlooked a small highway that bisected the town.†   (source)
  • If it was Staples she would pass the bisecting hallway on her way to the flat.†   (source)
  • Simkins followed his navigator, and moments later, Langdon had pointed out a nearly invisible, unpaved access road that bisected the gardens behind the House of the Temple.†   (source)
  • It was a Benz, an unusual car in this neighborhood, blue with a thick white stripe bisecting the hood, the roof, and the trunk.†   (source)
  • He was conflicted about what he was seeing, a refracted version of his city, one where homes and trees were bisected and mirrored in this oddly calm body of water.†   (source)
  • Kabir drove through the main crowded strip that bisected the town of Shadbagh-e-Nau, honking frequently as he needled the car through traffic.†   (source)
  • He'd stood on the street outside her house, leaning on a cane, beside the blue Benz with the Herat license plates and the white stripe bisecting the roof, the hood, and trunk.†   (source)
  • Surely Carl had listened to his radio, the lighthouse radioman dispensing advice, the freighter's navigator calling in positions, taking readings off Lanheedron Island, then suddenly deciding on a bisecting dogleg right through Ship Channel Bank.†   (source)
  • A telephone rang at the floor desk fifty feet down the hallway; before the circular desk was a bisecting corridor.†   (source)
  • When they reached the highway that bisected Bogue Banks, the traffic headed for Atlantic Beach evaporated and Travis gradually began to pick up speed.†   (source)
  • Fat cows and woolly sheep dotted emerald fields bisected with rough hedgerows or silvery gray rock walls.†   (source)
  • On the fourth side, running parallel to the field, there was a steep hill bisected by a crumbling set of concrete steps.†   (source)
  • At the bottom of a sloping gravel road, by the minarets of a crumbling mosque, he could see a highway bisecting the valley.†   (source)
  • What one typical subject remembered, several months later, was a square bisected by two lines with 38 small circles arrayed around the fringes of the diagram.†   (source)
  • The pitted lunar face was bisected by the horizon and appeared to sit on the ground like a maculated dome as large as a mountain.†   (source)
  • "The table is covered with mathematical instruments and books, and you hear nothing 'til nine o'clock but of theorem and problems bisecting and dissecting tangents and se[quents]," she recorded one evening at Auteuil, "after which we are often called upon to relieve their brains by a game of whist."†   (source)
  • They were within sight of Alicante now The city was in a shallow valley, bisected by a silvery river that flowed into one end of the city, seemed to vanish, and flowed again out the other.†   (source)
  • Taxila's position, at the confluence of the East-West trade routes that would become the Grand Trunk Road, at the spot where it bisected the Silk Road from China, shimmering down switchbacks from the Himalaya, had been one of the strategic hubs of antiquity.†   (source)
  • Marie slipped out of the linen closet, a stack of towels over her shoulder, and ran to the bisecting corridor and the Exit sign.†   (source)
  • There were two hallways, one running the width of the building along the front with a staircase on the right leading down to the street; the other hallways bisected the first to form an inverted T leading to a door in the rear.†   (source)
  • Now the protuberant glass eyeballs of the deer, artfully detailed even to its minute bloodshot flecks, gave back twin images of herself; frail, wasted, her face bisected by cadaverous planes, she gazed deeply at her duplicate self, contemplating how, in her exhaustion and in the tension and indecision of the moment, she could possibly hold on to her sanity.†   (source)
  • It was a sumptuous interior, what with the royal tapestries—Uriah was there, still in the article of bisection—and the couch strewn deep with furs, and the flashing candles.†   (source)
  • Shefford saw down into the red wash that bisected the canyon floor.†   (source)
  • How she hated that dreary, cold, flat land the road bisected without end.†   (source)
  • The path, after passing the cowshed, bisected the plantation.†   (source)
  • Soon the gleam of the town, and groves of trees, and columns of smoke, disappeared behind a rolling ridge, and all around appeared endless gray-green plain, bisected by a white road.†   (source)
  • What from far above had appeared only a green timber-choked cleft proved from close relation to be a wide winding valley, tip and down, densely forested for the most part, yet having open glades and bisected from wall to wall by the creek.†   (source)
  • From above on the left, bisecting that amphitheater, wound the Smolensk highroad, passing through a village with a white church some five hundred paces in front of the knoll and below it.†   (source)
  • An inevitable dualism bisects nature, so that each thing is a half, and suggests another thing to make it whole; as, spirit, matter; man, woman; odd, even; subjective, objective; in, out; upper, under; motion, rest; yea, nay.†   (source)
  • It was quite open to the heath on each side, and bisected that vast dark surface like the parting-line on a head of black hair, diminishing and bending away on the furthest horizon.†   (source)
  • …both speakers (if both speakers were resident in the same place), the Ship hotel and tavern, 6 Lower Abbey street (W. and E. Connery, proprietors), the National Library of Ireland, 10 Kildare street, the National Maternity Hospital, 29, 30 and 31 Holles street, a public garden, the vicinity of a place of worship, a conjunction of two or more public thoroughfares, the point of bisection of a right line drawn between their residences (if both speakers were resident in different places).†   (source)
  • …Epps's soluble cocoa, five ounces of Anne Lynch's choice tea at 2/— per lb in a crinkled leadpaper bag, a cylindrical canister containing the best crystallised lump sugar, two onions, one, the larger, Spanish, entire, the other, smaller, Irish, bisected with augmented surface and more redolent, a jar of Irish Model Dairy's cream, a jug of brown crockery containing a naggin and a quarter of soured adulterated milk, converted by heat into water, acidulous serum and semisolidified curds,…†   (source)
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