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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dichotomize  \Di*chot"o*mize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Dichotomized};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Dichotomizing}.]  [See 
  {Dichotomous}.] 
  1.  To  cut  into  two  parts  to  part  into  two  divisions;  to 
  divide  into  pairs;  to  bisect.  [R.] 
 
  The  apostolical  benediction  dichotomizes  all  good 
  things  into  grace  and  peace.  --Bp.  Hall. 
 
  2.  (Astron.)  To  exhibit  as  a  half  disk.  See  {Dichotomy},  3. 
  ``[The  moon]  was  dichotomized.''  --Whewell. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dichotomize  \Di*chot"o*mize\,  v.  i. 
  To  separate  into  two  parts  to  branch  dichotomously;  to 
  become  dichotomous. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dichotomize 
  v  :  divide  into  two  opposing  groups  or  kinds 




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