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Definition of "bipartite" [bip•ar•tite]

  • Having or consisting of two parts. (adjective)
  • Having two corresponding parts, one for each party: a bipartite contract. (adjective)
  • Having two participants; joint: a bipartite agreement. (adjective)
  • Botany Divided into two portions almost to the base, as certain leaves. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bipartite" in a sentence
  • "Title: Uncovering collective listening habits and music genres in bipartite networks"
  • "Spock had even heard some calls for the institution of some form of bipartite praetorship, but that seemed to him both unworkable and unlikely."
  • "The monumental size of Chardin's canvas almost 45 inches by 57½ inches, its bipartite composition and dramatic interplay of contrasting forms and motifs, which echo the prescribed format and thrust of the grand genre of history painting, give "The Ray" both its formal logic and the fractious character that would make it an irresistible model for subsequent artists."