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.
Recent Examples of division from the Web
The Saints won their sixth overall division title Sunday with Carolina’s loss to Atlanta.
Los Angeles Times Rams clinch: The Rams locked up their first division title since 2003 with a 27-23 victory over the Tennessee Titans.
The day wasn't a total loss for the Jaguars (10-5), who clinched their first division title since 1999 earlier in the afternoon when Tennessee lost at home to the Rams.
Before joining the Browns, Jackson spent four seasons with the Bengals, winning two division titles and earning two wild-card berths.
And Goff has shown himself to be one of the rising young quarterback stars in the league, leading the upstart Rams to a 9-4 record that leads the division.
Hale led the police department's narcotics division from 2014 to 2016, and now serves as commander of the Dallas Underwater Recovery Team.
Moores, the plainspoken 62-year-old who leads this division, sees a familiar expression on the faces that pass through — not just parents, but case managers and attorneys and a parade of others who’ve seen their work overtaken by pills and powders.
Haas formerly led the elections division of the accountability board and now is the director of the Elections Commission.
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Origin and Etymology of division
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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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