Definition of quadrisect in English:

quadrisect

verb

Mathematics
  • with object To divide (a line or angle) into four equal parts.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in William Whiston (1667–1752), natural philosopher and theologian. From quadri- + -sect, after post-classical Latin quatrisecare.

Pronunciation

quadrisect

/ˌkwɒdrɪˈsɛkt/