• The act or process of dividing anything.
  • Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
  • The process of dividing a number by another.
  • A calculation that involves this process.
  • A formation, usually made up of two or three brigades.
  • A usually high-level section of a large company or conglomerate.
  • A rank below kingdom and above class, particularly used of plants or fungi, also (particularly of animals) called a phylum; a taxon at that rank.
  • A disagreement; a difference of viewpoint between two sides of an argument.
  • A method by which a legislature is separated into groups in order to take a better estimate of vote than a voice vote.
  • 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.
  • A set of pipes in a pipe organ which are independently controlled and supplied.
  • A concept whereby a common group of debtors are only responsible for their proportionate sum of the total debt.
  • Any of the four major parts of a COBOL program source code.
  • A lesson; a class.
  • A federal parliamentary constituency.


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  • From Middle English divisioun, from Old French division, from Latin divisio, noun of process form from perfect passive participle dīvīsus, from dīvidō. divisio.

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