division

  1. an army unit large enough to sustain combat
  2. one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
  3. the act or process of dividing
  4. an administrative unit in government or business
  5. an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed
  6. discord that splits a group
  7. a league ranked b......

    Division

    Teasing, pulling or cutting apart clumps of herbaceous perennials and suckering shrubs in order to produce more plants

    division

    Any formal vote in Parliament.
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    Division

    Symbol : or /The binary operation of finding the quotient of two quantities. Division is the inverse operation to multiplication. In arithmetic, the division of two numbers is not commutative, i.e. , nor associative, i.e. . The identity element for division is 1 only when it is on the right hand side, i.e. .
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    division

    (dĭ-vizh´әn) the act of separating into parts. cell division fission of a cell, the process by which cells reproduce. See meiosis and mitosis.
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    division

    (from the article `arithmetic`) ...with integers, the resulting numbers are invariably themselves integers—that is, numbers of the same kind as their antecedents. This ... ...in which Napier set forth the principles used in the construction of his tables. The basic idea behind logarithms is that addition and subtraction ... [4 r...
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    division

    (from the article `heraldry`) Other divisions of a shield are: party per pale (or, simply, per pale), division of the field into two equal parts by a perpendicular line (this ...
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    Division

    (Lat. dividere, to divide) The logical process of indicating the species within a genus, the sub-species within the species, and so on a classificatory scheme constructed on the principle of genus and species. -- A.C.B.
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    division

    [n] - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category 2. [n] - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum 3. [n] - an administrative unit in government or business 4. [n] - a unit of the United States air force usually comprising two or more wings 5. [n] - a group of ships of similar...
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    Division

    • (n.) One of the groups into which a fleet is divided. • (n.) Disunion; difference in opinion or feeling; discord; variance; alienation. • (n.) A course of notes so running into each other as to form one series or chain, to be sung in one breath to one syllable. • (n.) Two companies of infantry maneuvering as one subdivision of...
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    division

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

    variance noun discord that splits a group
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    division

    (mathematics) One of the four basic operations of arithmetic, usually written in the form a ÷ b or a/b. It is the inverse of multiplication. For example, 252 divided by 14 is the same as how many 14s there are...
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    Division

    [botany] In biology, a division is the equivalent of a phylum in a kingdom. ...
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    Division

    [business] A division of a business or business division (sometimes called a business sector) is one of the parts into which a business, organization or company is divided. The divisions are distinct parts of that business. If these divisions are all part of the same company, then that company is legally responsible for all of the obligatio...
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    Division

    [country subdivision] A division is a type of administrative division of some Asian and African countries, as well as a sub-division of entities in England. Some have been dissolved or been renamed. == Administrative divisions == ==England== Some of the hundreds and wapentakes in England (both historic subdivisions of the historic counties)...
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    Division

    [CTA North Side Main Line station] Division was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority`s North Side Main Line, which is now part of the Brown Line. The station was located at 322 W. Division Street in the Near North Side neighborhood of Chicago. Division was situated south of Schiller and north of Oak, both of which closed at the same t...
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    Division

    [CTA station] ==Station layout== ==Bus connections == CTA ...
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    Division

    [horticulture] Division, in horticulture and gardening, is a method of asexual plant propagation, where the plant (usually an herbaceous perennial) is broken up into two or more parts. Both the root and crown of each part is kept intact. The technique is of ancient origin, and has long been used to propagate bulbs such as garlic and saffron...
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    Division

    [mathematics] In mathematics, especially in elementary arithmetic, division (÷) is an arithmetic operation. Specifically, if b times c equals a, written: where b is not zero, then a divided by b equals c, written: For instance, since In the expression a ÷ b = c, a is called the dividend or numerator, b the divisor or denominator and the r...
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    Division

    [military] A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 30,000 soldiers. In most armies, a division is composed of several regiments or brigades; in turn, several divisions typically make up a corps. In most modern militaries, a division tends to be the smallest combined arms unit capable of ind...
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    Division

    [music] In music, division refers to a type of ornamentation or variation common in 16th and 17th century music in which each note of a melodic line is `divided` into several shorter, faster-moving notes, often by a rhythmic repetition of a simple musical device such as the trill, turn or cambiata on each note in turn, or by the introductio...
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    Division

    [naval] A naval division is a subdivision of a squadron or flotilla. ...
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    division

    [Noun] When a number is broken up into equal parts.
    See also: divide
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    Division

    [sport] In sports, a division is a group of teams who compete against each other for a championship. ==League system== In sports using a league system (also known as a pyramid structure), a division consists of a group of teams who play a sport at a similar competitive level. Teams can move up to a higher division of play or drop down to a ...
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