- 1Capable of being divided: the marine environment is divisible into a number of areasMore example sentences
- The Chechens are divisible into several tribes, and intertribal tensions are a part of Chechnya history.
- These scruples of mine are divisible into three points, which I shall, for your convenience, set out in a list.
- I think the term for payment being divisible into small particles is ‘frangibility’.
- 2 Mathematics (Of a number) containing another number a number of times without a remainder: 24 is divisible by 4More example sentences
- How can you tell whether a number is divisible by another number (leaving no remainder) without actually doing the division?
- Every fourth number is divisible by 4, so there won't be more than three in a row in this bin.
- The question boils down to how many states are needed to test whether a certain number is divisible by another, given number.
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- This early form of barter, however, does not provide the transferability and divisibility that makes trading efficient.
- Presumably, though, there is a smallest size of atom, and this is thought to be enough to avoid the paradoxes of infinite divisibility.
- In fact, the very same criteria - homogeneity, divisibility, replicability, and boundedness - apply in both cases.
late Middle English: from late Latin divisibilis, from divis- 'divided', from the verb dividere (see divide).
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