Definitions for division

Definitions for (noun) division

Main entry: division

Definition: the act or process of dividing

Main entry: division, sectionalisation, sectionalization, segmentation, partition, partitioning

Definition: the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

Main entry: division

Definition: an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed

Main entry: part, section, division

Definition: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole

Usage: the written part of the exam; the finance section of the company; the BBC's engineering division

Main entry: division, variance

Definition: discord that splits a group

Main entry: division

Definition: an army unit large enough to sustain combat

Usage: two infantry divisions were held in reserve

Main entry: division, naval division

Definition: a group of ships of similar type

Main entry: division, air division

Definition: a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings

Main entry: division

Definition: an administrative unit in government or business

Main entry: division

Definition: (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

Main entry: division

Definition: (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category

Main entry: division, class

Definition: a league ranked by quality

Usage: he played baseball in class D for two years; Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA

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