proportional dividers

plural noun

Definition of proportional dividers

: dividers having two legs pointed at both ends and joined by an adjustable pivot so that distances measured between the points at one end can be laid off in the same proportion by the points at the opposite end

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“Proportional dividers.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proportional%20dividers. Accessed 3 Apr. 2020.

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