divider meaning

[ di'vaidə ] Pronunciation:   "divider" in a sentence
  • Noun: divider  di'vIdu(r)
    1. A taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
      - splitter 
    2. A person who separates something into parts or groups 
    3. A vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
      - partition 
    4. A drafting instrument resembling a compass that is used for dividing lines into equal segments or for transferring measurements

    Derived forms: dividers

    See also: divide

    Type of: construction, drafting instrument, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul, structure, systematist, taxonomer, taxonomist

    Encyclopedia: Divider

  • [Design engineering]
    "A tool like a compass, used in metalworking to lay out circles or arcs and to space holes or other dimensions."

  • [Electronics]
    4. A computing circuit or device for performing mathematical division.

  • [Medicine]
    n : the second incisor tooth of a horse situated between the center and corner incisors on each side —compare NIPPER 2


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  1. n is the desired noninteger frequency divider.
  2. it was used as a frequency divider and no numbers are decoded from it.
  3. the bookcases that do duty as room dividers are bought from the same store.
  4. an alternative approach is to divide the cylindrical tank into sectors with longitudinal dividers.
  5. dividers for school drawing standard drawing instruments

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