meaning of division

1. The act or process of diving anything into parts, or the state of being so divided; separation.
That which divides or keeps apart; a partition.
The portion separated by the divining of a mass or body; a distinct segment or section.
Disunion; difference in opinion or feeling; discord; variance; alienation.
Difference of condition; state of distinction; distinction; contrast.
Separation of the members of a deliberative body, esp. of the Houses of Parliament, to ascertain the vote.
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.
The separation of a genus into its constituent species.
Two or more brigades under the command of a general officer.
Two companies of infantry maneuvering as one subdivision of a battalion.
One of the larger districts into which a country is divided for administering military affairs.
One of the groups into which a fleet is divided.
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.
The distribution of a discourse into parts; a part so distinguished.
A grade or rank in classification; a portion of a tribe or of a class; or, in some recent authorities, equivalent to a subkingdom.
the act or process of dividing

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