WORD BY LETTER : English CROSSWORD SOLVER and others things ...
Words starting with : 
Words ending  with : 
Ledger Nano S - The secure hardware wallet
Find a definition : 
Home

definition of the word division

by the Wiktionnary

Wikipedia has an article on:
Division

Wikipedia

From Latin divisio, noun of process form from perfect passive participle divisus, divided, from dīvidō (divide)

Singular
division

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural divisions

division (countable and uncountable; plural divisions)

  1. (uncountable) The act or process of dividing anything.
  2. Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
  3. (arithmetic) (uncountable) The process of dividing a number by another.
  4. (arithmetic) A calculation that involves this process.
    I've got ten divisions to do for my homework.
  5. (military) A military formation, usually made up of two or three brigades.
  6. A section of a large company.
  7. (biology, taxonomy) A rank (Latin divisio) below kingdom and above class, particularly used of plants or fungi, also (particularly of animals) called a phylum; a taxon at that rank
    Magnolias belong to the division Magnoliophyta.
  8. A disagreement; a difference of viewpoint between two sides of an argument.
  9. (music) A florid instrumental variation of a melody in the 17th and 18th centuries, originally conceived as the dividing of each of a succession of long notes into several short ones.
  10. (music) A set of pipes in a pipe organ which are independently controlled and supplied.
  11. (law) A concept whereby a common group of debtors are only responsible for their proportionate sum of the total debt.


Definition from Wiktionary
Content avaible with GNU Free Documentation License

Powered by php Powered by MySQL Optimized for Firefox