\\-ˌsekt\ transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: quadri- + -sect
: to divide into four equal parts

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/kwod"reuh sekt'/, v.t.
to divide (something) into four equal parts.
[1800-10; QUADRI- + -SECT]

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quadˈrisect transitive verb
To divide into four, usu equal, parts
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Main Entry:quadri-

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