countable and uncountable; divisions

division (countable and uncountable; plural divisions)

  1. (uncountable) The act or process of dividing anything.
  2. Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.
  3. (arithmetic) (uncountable) The process of dividing a number by another.
  4. (arithmetic) A calculation that involves this process.
    I"ve got ten divisions to do for my homework.
  5. A large military unit, usually made up of two or three brigades.
  6. A section of a large company.
  7. (botany) A rank ("division", divisio or "phylum") in plant taxonomy corresponding to the phylum in animal taxonomy.
  8. (botany) A taxon at the rank of division or phylum.
  9. A disagreement; a difference of viewpoint between two sides of an argument.
  10. (sports) A group that distinguishes itself from the others.
  11. (music) A florid instrumental variation of a melody in the 17th and 18th centuries, originally conceived as the dividing of each of a succession of long notes into several short ones.
  12. (music) A set of pipes in a pipe organ which are independantly controlled and supplied.
  13. (law) A concept whereby a common group of debtors are only responsible for their proportionate sum of the total debt.

8 letters in word "division": D I I I N O S V.

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