divisor

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noun di·vi·sor \də-ˈvī-zər\

Definition of divisor

  1. :  the number by which a dividend is divided

15th Century

First Known Use of divisor

15th century

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DIVISOR Defined for English Language Learners

divisor

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Definition of divisor for English Language Learners

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


DIVISOR Defined for Kids

divisor

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noun di·vi·sor \də-ˈvī-zər\

Definition of divisor for Students

  1. :  the number by which a dividend is divided



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