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Webster's Dictionary

Division

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(1):

(n.) The act or process of diving anything into parts, or the state of being so divided; separation.

(2):

(n.) The separation of a genus into its constituent species.

(3):

(n.) Two or more brigades under the command of a general officer.

(4):

(n.) Separation of the members of a deliberative body, esp. of the Houses of Parliament, to ascertain the vote.

(5):

(n.) A grade or rank in classification; a portion of a tribe or of a class; or, in some recent authorities, equivalent to a subkingdom.

(6):

(n.) That which divides or keeps apart; a partition.

(7):

(n.) The portion separated by the divining of a mass or body; a distinct segment or section.

(8):

(n.) Disunion; difference in opinion or feeling; discord; variance; alienation.

(9):

(n.) Difference of condition; state of distinction; distinction; contrast.

(10):

(n.) A course of notes so running into each other as to form one series or chain, to be sung in one breath to one syllable.

(11):

(n.) The process of finding how many times one number or quantity is contained in another; the reverse of multiplication; also, the rule by which the operation is performed.

(12):

(n.) The distribution of a discourse into parts; a part so distinguished.

(13):

(n.) Two companies of infantry maneuvering as one subdivision of a battalion.

(14):

(n.) One of the larger districts into which a country is divided for administering military affairs.

(15):

(n.) One of the groups into which a fleet is divided.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Division'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/d/division.html. 1828.

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