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division sign

Syllabification: di·vi·sion sign

Definition of division sign in English:

noun

The sign ÷, placed between two numbers showing that the first is to be divided by the second, as in 6 ÷ 3 = 2.
Example sentences
  • The division sign was in Rahn's time known either as the obelus or sometimes the obelisk, from a Greek word meaning a roasting spit.
  • Change the division sign to a multiplication sign.
  • Several people have written to tell me that the colon-like division sign is used in elementary education in their country.

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