divider

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noun di·vid·er \də-ˈvī-dər\

Definition of divider

  1. 1 :  one that divides

  2. 2 dividers plural :  an instrument for measuring or marking (as in dividing lines)

  3. 3 :  something serving as a partition between separate spaces or areas a highway divider

Examples of divider in a sentence

  1. Concrete barriers are used as highway dividers.

  2. She has proven to be a divider of people.

  3. He says that he's a uniter, not a divider.

Illustration of divider

1534

First Known Use of divider

1534


DIVIDER Defined for English Language Learners

divider

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noun di·vid·er \də-ˈvī-dər\

Definition of divider for English Language Learners

  • : a thing that keeps two spaces or areas separate

  • : someone or something that causes people to disagree with one another

  • dividers : a tool that consists of two pointed sticks joined at the top and that is used for measuring or marking lines and angles


Medical Dictionary

divider

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noun di·vid·er \də-ˈvīd-ər\

Medical Definition of divider

  1. :  the second incisor tooth of a horse situated between the center and corner incisors on each side—compare nipper 2



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