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division sign

noun

Simple Definition of division sign

  • mathematics : the symbol ÷ that is used to show that two numbers are to be divided into each other

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of division sign

  1. 1 :  the symbol ÷ used to indicate division

  2. 2 :  the slash / used to indicate a fraction

Circa 1934

First Known Use of division sign

circa 1934


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