Division

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Division Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act or process of dividing
  • the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
  • an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed
  • one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC''s engineering division"
  • discord that splits a group
  • an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
  • a group of ships of similar type
  • a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
  • an administrative unit in government or business
  • (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
  • (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
  • a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve" ,
  • one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division" ,
  • the act or process of dividing ,
  • an administrative unit in government or business ,
  • an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed ,
  • discord that splits a group ,
  • a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA" ,
  • (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category ,
  • (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum , 10. a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings , 1
  • a group of ships of similar type , 1
  • the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Division'


  • Division: Division or divider may refer to: Division (mathematics), the inverse of multiplication Division algorithm, a method for computing the result of mathematical
  • Football League First Division: Football League First Division is a former division of the Football League. Between 1888 and 1992 it was the top level division in the English football
  • Dhaka Division: Dhaka Division is bounded by Mymensingh Division to the north, Barisal Division to the south, Chittagong Division on the south-east, Sylhet Division to the
  • Division 1: Division 1 and variants may refer to: Name of many top levels in different league systems. See National association football premier leagues, all top
  • Football League Second Division: The Football League Second Division was the second level division in the English football league system between 1892 and 1992. Following the foundation
  • TNA X Division Championship: The TNA X Division Championship is a professional wrestling championship owned by the Total Nonstop Action (TNA) professional wrestling promotion. It is
  • Swedish Football Division 5: Division 5 is the seventh level in the league system of Swedish football and comprises 53 sections with 10 to 12 football teams in each. There are 53
  • Football League Fourth Division: "Fourth Division" redirects here. For usage of the term in the military, see 4th Division. The Fourth Division (or Division Four) of The Football League
  • Agra division: Agra Division is one of the divisions of Uttar Pradesh, India. "Agra division, Uttar Pradesh, India". Mindat. Retrieved 8 June 2013.  Coordinates:
  • Swedish Women's Football Division 6: Division 6 (Swedish: Division 6 i fotboll för damer) is the eight level in the league system of Swedish women's soccer. Everysport, accessdate 29 October

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* The most radical division that it is possible to make of humanity is that which splits it into two classes of creatures Those who make great demands on themselves, piling up difficulties and duties and those who demand nothing special of themselves, bu - Jose Ortega y Gasset

* There is only one nature - the division into science and engineering is a human imposition, not a natural one. Indeed, the division is a human failure it reflects our limited capacity to comprehend the whole. - Bill Wulf


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