division sign

noun

Definition of division sign

  1. 1 :  the symbol ÷ used to indicate division

  2. 2 :  the slash / used to indicate a fraction

First Known Use of division sign

circa 1934


DIVISION SIGN Defined for English Language Learners

division sign

noun

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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