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Definition 1: a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for divider in the sense of this definition

(divider is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of divider ) a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine

(... is a kind of divider ) a partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments

(... is a kind of divider ) partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space

(... is a kind of divider ) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

Definition 2: a drafting instrument resembling a compass that is used for dividing lines into equal segments or for transferring measurements - [noun denoting artifact]

(divider is a kind of ...) an instrument used by a draftsman in making drawings

Definition 3: a person who separates something into parts or groups - [noun denoting person]

(divider is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of divider ) someone who divides parts into smaller parts (especially a divider of land into building sites)

Definition 4: a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for divider in the sense of this definition

(divider is a kind of ...) a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior

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