division sign


Definition of division sign

1 : the symbol ÷ used to indicate division
2 : the slash / used to indicate a fraction

Examples of division sign in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2019, Live Nation’s clubs and theater division signed deals across the country with venues such Basement East in Nashville and the former Playboy Club in New York and upcoming spaces including the new Brooklyn Bowl in Nashville. Taylor Mims, Billboard, "Live Nation Signs Deal With Belasco Theater as LA Venue Competition Heats Up," 14 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of division sign

circa 1934, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of division sign was circa 1934

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“Division sign.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/division%20sign. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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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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