division sign

noun

Definition of division sign 

1 : the symbol ÷ used to indicate division

2 : the slash / used to indicate a fraction

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On Thursday, Judge Kerry Wells of the Superior Court’s appellate division signed an order granting that request. Dana Littlefield, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Judge orders case against homeless man accused of sleeping in truck dismissed," 2 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of division sign

circa 1934, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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division sign

noun

English Language Learners Definition of division sign

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

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