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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First Known Use of division sign

circa 1934

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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DIVISION SIGN Defined for English Language Learners

division sign

Definition of division sign for English Language Learners

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


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