divisor

noun di·vi·sor \ də-ˈvī-zər \

Definition of divisor

: the number by which a dividend is divided

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15th century

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Definition of divisor for English Language Learners

  • mathematics : the number by which another number is being divided


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divisor

noun di·vi·sor \ də-ˈvī-zər \

Definition of divisor for Students

: the number by which a dividend is divided


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