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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The act of halving.

Usage examples (4)
  • And this may lead to the farther Query, whether dimidiation was originally or universally resorted to in the case of coheiresses?
  • The figure thus produced is a strange one, but perfectly intelligible when the practice of impaling by dimidiation is recollected.
  • The method of dimidiation used by Robert of Pinkney in the late twelfth century has already been noted (pi. vi,/); it continued in use occa - sionally during the...
  • This dimidiation in the Gallican method of singing the Responsory led to some confusion of the sense of what was being sung, and Blessed Cardinal Tommasi, quoting from... for more
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