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Definition of Dividing
DividingDivide Di*vide", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Divided; p. pr. & vb.
n. Dividing.] [L. dividere, divisum; di- = dis- + root
signifying to part; cf. Skr. vyadh to pierce; perh. akin to
L. vidua widow, and E. widow. Cf. Device, Devise.]
1. To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts
or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts.
Divide the living child in two. --1 Kings iii.
2. To cause to be separate; to keep apart by a partition, or
by an imaginary line or limit; as, a wall divides two
houses; a stream divides the towns.
Let it divide the waters from the waters. --Gen. i.
3. To make partition of among a number; to apportion, as
profits of stock among proprietors; to give in shares; to
distribute; to mete out; to share.
True justice unto people to divide. --Spenser.
Ye shall divide the land by lot. --Num. xxxiii.
4. To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or
hostile; to set at variance.
If a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom
can not stand. --Mark iii.
Every family became now divided within itself.
5. To separate into two parts, in order to ascertain the
votes for and against a measure; as, to divide a
legislative house upon a question.
6. (Math.) To subject to arithmetical division.
7. (Logic) To separate into species; -- said of a genus or
8. (Mech.) To mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a
9. (Music) To play or sing in a florid style, or with
variations. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Syn: To sever; dissever; sunder; cleave; disjoin; disunite;
detach; disconnect; part; distribute; share. DividingDividing Di*vid"ing, a.
That divides; separating; marking divisions; graduating.
Dividing engine, a machine for graduating circles (as for
astronomical instruments) or bars (as for scales); also,
for spacing off and cutting teeth in wheels.
Dividing sinker. (Knitting Mach.). See under Sinker.
Meaning of Dividing from wikipedia
to Divisor Drainage divide
, a line separating
two drainage basins Great Divide
here is the ****umption that dividing
by 0 is a legitimate operation
with the same properties
by any other
number. However, it is possible...
- The Great Dividing
Range, or the Eastern
Highlands, is Australia's most substantial mountain range
and the third longest
in the world...
and rule (Latin: divide
et impera), or divide
and conquer, in politics
and maintaining power
- century, as the dividing engines
did not scale
up to the largest instruments being
constructed. The first
true circular dividing engine
- cells' constant
division. Constantly dividing cells
have a higher
risk of becoming malignant
uncontrollably. This is why muscle...
- generally understood
to include dividing customers
as well. For example, in 1984, FMC Corp. and Asahi Chemical agreed
to divide territories
for the sale of...
- project, also titled
The Secret History
of the Dividing
Line. Byrd II, William
of the Dividing
Line Betwixt Virginia
- The Divide
to: The Divide
(novel), a 1980 alternate history novel
by William Overgard
by Nicholas Evans
2005 The Divide
land, the divide
lies along topographical
ridges, and may be in the form of a single range
or mountains, known
as a dividing
range. On flat...
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