AskDefine | Define bipartite

Dictionary Definition

bipartite adj
1 divided into two portions almost to the base
2 involving two parties or elements; "a bipartite document"; "a two-way treaty" [syn: two-party, two-way]

User Contributed Dictionary



From bipartitus (verb: bipartire)


  1. Having two parts.
  2. In the context of "of an agreement or contract": Having two participants; joint.
  3. (of leaves) Divided into two at the base.
  4. (of graph)


having two parts
having two participants; joint
divided into two at the base
graph theory
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Extensive Definition

Bipartite means having two parts, or an agreement between two parties. More specifically, it may refer to any of the following:
In mathematics:
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