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.
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In the high school division, youths in grades 9-12 will race head to head against each other, said Rainey.
The Red Sox, in contrast, owe their lead in the division to having beaten Baltimore nine times in 10 games.
With a spotty offense and a rotation that has missed its top three starters for extended stretches, the Giants began the day in fourth place in the NL West at 46-45, though only 4½ games behind the division-leading Arizona Diamondbacks.
Delray's 16-under representatives finished in third place in that division.
Dan Schmeissing was tops in the 4-cylinder division, defeating Alex Treptow.
In a division they were supposed to easily win, the Nationals sit in third place behind surprising Philadelphia and Atlanta and are looking up at six teams in the wild-card race.
The Tigers entered Wednesday's game with a record of 36-44, eight games behind the Cleveland Indians for first place in the American League Central division.
With a two-game series against the National League Central division-leading Brewers looming after Monday’s detour to Kansas City, where the Royals will make up a game with the Angels, accomplishing such a feat won’t come easy.
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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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