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# dichotomy

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## OXFORD DICTIONARY

dichotomy, n. (pl. -ies)
1 a a division into two, esp. a sharply defined one. b the result of such a division.
2 binary classification.
3 Bot. & Zool. repeated bifurcation.

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Etymology
mod.L dichotomia f. Gk dikhotomia f. dikho- apart + -TOMY

## THESAURUS

### dichotomy

Janus, abscission, ambiguity, ambivalence, amputation, bifidity, biformity, bifurcation, bipartition, bisection, branching, butchering, by two, chopping, cleavage, conjugation, cutting, cutting in two, dimidiation, division, doubleness, doublethink, doubling, dualism, duality, duplexity, duplication, duplicity, enucleation, equivocality, excision, fission, forking, halving, in half, irony, laceration, mutilation, pairing, polarity, ramification, rending, resection, ripping, scission, section, severance, slashing, slicing, splitting, subdivision, surgery, tearing, twinning, two-facedness, twoness

## ROGET THESAURUS

### bisection

N bisection, bipartition, dichotomy, subdichotomy, halving, dimidiation, bifurcation, forking, branching, ramification, divarication, fork, prong, fold, half, moiety, bisected, cloven, cleft, bipartite, biconjugate, bicuspid, bifid, bifurcous, bifurcate, bifurcated, distichous, dichotomous, furcular, semi-, demi-, hemi.

### Angularity

N angularity, angularness, aduncity, angle, cusp, bend, fold, notch, fork, bifurcation, elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke, scythe, sickle, zigzag, kimbo, akimbo, corner, nook, recess, niche, oriel, coign, right angle, obliquity, angle of 45 degrees, miter, acute angle, obtuse angle, salient angle, reentering angle, spherical angle, angular measurement, angular elevation, angular distance, angular velocity, trigonometry, goniometry, altimetry, clinometer, graphometer, goniometer, theodolite, sextant, quadrant, dichotomy, triangle, trigon, wedge, rectangle, square, lozenge, diamond, rhomb, rhombus, quadrangle, quadrilateral, parallelogram, quadrature, polygon, pentagon, hexagon, heptagon, octagon, oxygon, decagon, pyramid, cone, Platonic bodies, cube, rhomboid, tetrahedron, pentahedron, hexahedron, octahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, eicosahedron, prism, pyramid, parallelopiped, curb roof, gambrel roof, mansard roof, angular, bent, crooked, aduncous, uncinated, aquiline, jagged, serrated, falciform, falcated, furcated, forked, bifurcate, zigzag, furcular, hooked, dovetailed, knock kneed, crinkled, akimbo, kimbo, geniculated, oblique, fusiform, wedge-shaped, cuneiform, cuneate, multangular, oxygonal, triangular, trigonal, trilateral, quadrangular, quadrilateral, foursquare, rectangular, square, multilateral, polygonal, cubical, rhomboid, rhomboidal, pyramidal.

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