Definition of denominator
1
mathematics
: the part of a fraction that is below the line and that functions as the divisor of the numerator
2a
: a shared trait
a common denominator
b
: the average level (as of taste or opinion) : standard
manufacturers catering to a safely low denominator of public taste Time
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MerriamWebster unabridged
Share denominator
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The first known use of denominator was circa 1542
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