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division British & World English

The action of separating something into parts or the process of being separated

division English Thesaurus

they protested against the division of the island

cell division British & World English

The division of a cell into two daughter cells with the same genetic material

division bell British & World English

(In Britain) a bell rung in Parliament to announce an imminent division

division sign British & World English

The sign ÷, placed between two numbers showing that the first is to be divided by the second, as in 6 ÷ 3 = 2

long division British & World English

Arithmetical division in which the divisor has two or more figures, and a series of workings is made as successive groups of digits of the dividend are divided by the divisor, to avoid excessive mental calculation

Family Division British & World English

(In the UK) the division of the High Court dealing with adoption, divorce, and other family matters

short division British & World English

Arithmetical division in which the quotient is written directly without a succession of intermediate workings

division of labour British & World English

The assignment of different parts of a manufacturing process or task to different people in order to improve efficiency

time division multiplex British & World English

A technique for transmitting two or more signals over the same telephone line, radio channel, or other medium. Each signal is sent as a series of pulses or packets, which are interleaved with those of the other signal or signals and transmitted as a continuous stream

frequency division multiplex British & World English

A technique for sending two or more signals over the same telephone line, radio channel, or other medium. Each signal is transmitted as a unique range of frequencies within the bandwidth of the channel as a whole, enabling several signals to be transmitted simultaneously

subdivision British & World English

The action of subdividing or being subdivided

CDMA British & World English

Code division multiple access, a telephone transmission system in which many coded calls simultaneously occupy a single channel

word break British & World English

A point at which a word is split between two lines of text by means of a hyphen

word division in word break British & World English

A point at which a word is split between two lines of text by means of a hyphen

word break New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

point at which a word is hyphenated at the end of a line

division of labour in division British & World English

The assignment of different parts of a manufacturing process or task to different people in order to improve efficiency

division lobby in lobby British & World English

(In the UK) each of two corridors in the Houses of Parliament to which MPs retire to vote

chancery British & World English

(In the UK) the Lord Chancellor’s court, a division of the High Court of Justice

Chancery Division in chancery British & World English

(In the UK) the Lord Chancellor’s court, a division of the High Court of Justice

Queen's Bench British & World English

(In the UK) a division of the High Court of Justice

Queen's Bench Division in Queen's Bench British & World English

(In the UK) a division of the High Court of Justice


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