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division US English

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

division US Thesaurus

the division of the island

cell division US English

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

division bell US English

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

division sign US 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 US English

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

Family Division US English

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

short division US English

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

division of labor US English

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

time division multiplexing US 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 multiplexing US 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 US English

The action of subdividing or being subdivided

word break US English

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

word division in word break US 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 labor in division US English

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

Chancery in chancery US English

The Lord Chancellor’s court, a division of the High Court of Justice

Queen's Bench US English

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

Queen's Bench Division in Queen's Bench US English

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


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