Di*chot"o*mize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dichotomized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dichotomizing (?).] [See Dichotomous.]


To cut into two parts; to part into two divisions; to divide into pairs; to bisect.


The apostolical benediction dichotomizes all good things into grace and peace. Bp. Hall.

2. Astron.

To exhibit as a half disk. See Dichotomy,


"[The moon] was dichotomized."



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Di*chot"o*mize, v. i.

To separate into two parts; to branch dichotomously; to become dichotomous.


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