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Definitions of division

  1. a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act or process of dividing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a group of ships of similar type Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a unit of the United States air force usually comprising two or more wings Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. an administrative unit in government or business Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum Wordnet Dictionary DB
  11. The act or process of diving anything into parts, or the state of being so divided; separation. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. That which divides or keeps apart; a partition. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. The portion separated by the divining of a mass or body; a distinct segment or section. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Disunion; difference in opinion or feeling; discord; variance; alienation. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Difference of condition; state of distinction; distinction; contrast. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Separation of the members of a deliberative body, esp. of the Houses of Parliament, to ascertain the vote. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The process of finding how many times one number or quantity is contained in another; the reverse of multiplication; also, the rule by which the operation is performed. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The separation of a genus into its constituent species. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Two or more brigades under the command of a general officer. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. Two companies of infantry maneuvering as one subdivision of a battalion. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. One of the larger districts into which a country is divided for administering military affairs. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. One of the groups into which a fleet is divided. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. A course of notes so running into each other as to form one series or chain, to be sung in one breath to one syllable. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. The distribution of a discourse into parts; a part so distinguished. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A grade or rank in classification; a portion of a tribe or of a class; or, in some recent authorities, equivalent to a subkingdom. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Separation into parts; a partition; section; discord; two or more army brigades under a general officer; the process of finding how many times one number or quantity is contained in another. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. Act of dividing: state of being divided: that which divides: a partition: a barrier: the portion divided or separated: separation: difference in opinion, etc.: disunion: (arith.) the rule or process of finding how many times one number is contained in another. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. Act of dividing; state of being divided; partition; separate part; difference; dissension. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  29. The act of dividing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A part; section. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Separation; disagreement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. The act of dividing or separating into parts; that which divides or separates; the part separated; a compartment; a part or distinct portion, as of an army, a fleet, a discourse; variance; difference; a rule in arithmetic; in either House of Parliament, the separation of the members into two parties for the purpose of voting on opposite sides of a question. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. One of the smaller groups of organisms which together form a larger group; one of the separate parts of which any structure may be composed. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  34. Divisional. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for division

  1. The Division had suffered heavily. – General Bramble by André Maurois
  2. A few days later a second, more pointed, address was carried without a division – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
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