Examples of division in a Sentence
the process of cell division
a division of profits into equal shares
After learning multiplication, the students were taught division.
Recent Examples of division from the Web
Strohm compares his role as label president to being in charge of a division of a large company.
The developer for the restaurant is Agree Realty Corporation, of Michigan, which handles development of many Burger King locations for a division of the restaurant company that is headquartered in Palatine.
Brighi now currently plays for Serie B side FC Empoli, who are currently top of the division.
The 2018 Flower Show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, will feature thousands of plants and a juried competition in the divisions of Floral Design, Horticulture and Photography.
Roland Holmgren of the police criminal investigation division.
One reporter trying to distort 18 yr old nonstory to sow seeds of division.
The extra chromosome material left over from the egg’s final stage of division remains in a smaller sphere called a polar body.
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Origin and Etymology of division
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
conflict, disaccord, discord, discordance, discordancy, disharmony, dissension (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, dissonance, disunion, disunity, friction, infighting, inharmony, schism, strife, variance, war, warfare;
Synonym Discussion of division
- they ran only part of the way
- cut the pie into six portions
- a puzzle with 500 pieces
- a structural member
- the manufacturing division of the company
- the entertainment section of the newspaper
- the retired segment of the population
- only a fragment of the play still exists
DIVISION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of division for English Language Learners
: the act or process of dividing something into parts : the way that something is divided
: something that physically divides or separates something else
mathematics : the process of finding out how many times one number is contained in another
DIVISION Defined for Kids
Definition of division for Students
- cell division
- The river is the division between the two towns.
- He finished third in his weight division.
medical Definition of division
divisionalplay \-ˈvizh-nəl, -ˈvizh-ən-ᵊl\ adjective
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