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Definition 1: the act or process of dividing - [noun denoting act]

(division is a kind of ...) the act of dividing or disconnecting

(... is a kind of division ) division of a word especially at the end of a line on a page

(... is a kind of division ) forming or dividing words into syllables

(... is a kind of division ) separation into portions

(... is a kind of division ) the act of dividing into quanta or expressing in terms of quantum theory

(... is a kind of division ) the act of dividing into two sharply different categories

(... is a kind of division ) the act of branching out or dividing into branches

(... is a kind of division ) separating something into fine particles

(... is a kind of division ) the act of cutting something into parts

"his cuts were skillful" "his cutting of the cake made a terrible mess"

(... is a kind of division ) division of a group into opposing factions

"another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"

(... is a kind of division ) dividing into four equal parts

(... is a kind of division ) dividing into two equal parts

(... is a kind of division ) the act of cleaving or splitting

(... is a kind of division ) the division into parcels

"the increasing parcellation of land with every generation"

(... is a kind of division ) the division of a deck of cards before dealing

"he insisted that we give him the last cut before every deal" "the cutting of the cards soon became a ritual"

Definition 2: an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed - [noun denoting act]

(division is a kind of ...) a mathematical operation involving numbers

(... is a kind of division ) the operation of division in which the sequence of steps are indicated in detail

(... is a kind of division ) the operation of division in which the sequence of steps is performed without writing them out

Definition 3: the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for division in the sense of this definition

(division is a kind of ...) the act of dividing or disconnecting

(... is a kind of division ) the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided

(... is a kind of division ) the division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum

(... is a kind of division ) dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc

Definition 4: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where division or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the written part of the exam
  • the finance section of the company
  • the BBC's engineering division

Synonyms for division in the sense of this definition

(division is a kind of ...) an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

(... is a kind of division ) one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided

(... is a kind of division ) (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

(... is a kind of division ) the first division into which the play of a game is divided

(... is a kind of division ) the second division into which the play of a game is divided

(... is a kind of division ) the final division into which the play of a game is divided

(... is a kind of division ) one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval

(... is a kind of division ) (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games

(... is a kind of division ) (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided

"both teams scored in the first quarter"

(... is a kind of division ) (tennis) a division of play during which one player serves

(... is a kind of division ) (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat

(... is a kind of division ) (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided

(... is a kind of division ) an abstract part of something

"jealousy was a component of his character" "two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony" "the grammatical elements of a sentence" "a key factor in her success" "humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"

(... is a kind of division ) the most enjoyable part of a given experience

"the trumpet solo was the high point of the concert"

(... is a kind of division ) a final part or section

"we have given it at the end of the section since it involves the calculus" "Start at the beginning and go on until you come to the end"

(... is a kind of division ) an intermediate part or section

"A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"

(... is a kind of division ) the first part or section of something

"`It was a dark and stormy night' is a hackneyed beginning for a story"

(... is a kind of division ) (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch

(... is part of division) all of something including all its component elements or parts

"Europe considered as a whole" "the whole of American literature"

Definition 5: discord that splits a group - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for division in the sense of this definition

(division is a kind of ...) disagreement among those expected to cooperate

Definition 6: an army unit large enough to sustain combat - [noun denoting group]

Samples where division or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • two infantry divisions were held in reserve

(division is a kind of ...) a military unit that is part of an army

(... is a kind of division ) a division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting

(division is a member of ...) an army unit usually consisting of five companies

(... is a member of division) an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support

Definition 7: a group of ships of similar type - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for division in the sense of this definition

(division is a kind of ...) a military unit that is part of a navy

Definition 8: a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for division in the sense of this definition

(division is a kind of ...) a military unit that is part of the airforce

(division is a part of ...) a unit of military aircraft

Definition 9: an administrative unit in government or business - [noun denoting group]

(division is a kind of ...) a unit with administrative responsibilities

(... is a kind of division ) a specialized division of a large organization

"you'll find it in the hardware department" "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"

(... is a kind of division ) a division of some larger or more complex organization

"a branch of Congress" "botany is a branch of biology" "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"

(... is a member of division) the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

"the government reduced taxes" "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

(... is a member of division) a commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it

"he bought his brother's business" "a small mom-and-pop business" "a racially integrated business concern"

Definition 10: (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum - [noun denoting group]

(division is a kind of ...) (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes

(... is a kind of division ) eukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals: protozoa, slime molds, and eukaryotic algae

(... is a kind of division ) slime molds; organisms having a noncellular and multinucleate creeping vegetative phase and a propagative spore-producing stage: comprises Myxomycetes and Acrasiomycetes; in some classifications placed in the kingdom Protoctista

(... is a kind of division ) fungi in which the spores and gametes are motile; in some systems placed in the Phycomycetes group with the Zygomycota

(... is a kind of division ) comprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae; sometimes treated as an independent group more or less coordinate with algae and fungi

(... is a kind of division ) true fungi; eukaryotic heterotrophic walled organisms; distinguished from Myxomycota (funguslike slime molds): comprises subdivisions Mastigomycotina; Zygomycotina; Ascomycotina; Basidiomycotina; Deuteromycotina (imperfect fungi)

(... is a kind of division ) large and heterogeneous form division of fungi comprising forms for which no sexually reproductive stage is known

(... is a kind of division ) comprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium; includes Gasteromycetes (puffballs) and Tiliomycetes comprising the orders Ustilaginales (smuts) and Uredinales (rusts) and Hymenomycetes (mushrooms, toadstools, agarics and bracket fungi); in some classification systems considered a division of kingdom Fungi

(... is a kind of division ) a large subdivision of Eumycota including Hemiascomycetes and Plectomycetes and Pyrenomycetes and Discomycetes; sac fungi; in some classification systems considered a division of the kingdom Fungi

(... is a kind of division ) division of fungi having sexually produced zygospores

(... is a kind of division ) used in former classifications to include all ferns and flowering plants and divided into the three classes Filicinae and Gymnospermae and Angiospermae

(... is a kind of division ) in former classification systems: one of two major plant divisions, including all plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi

(... is a kind of division ) in former classification systems: one of two major plant divisions, including all seed-bearing plants; superseded by the division Spermatophyta

(... is a kind of division ) seed plants; comprises the Angiospermae (or Magnoliophyta) and Gymnospermae (or Gymnospermophyta); in some classification systems Spermatophyta is coordinate with Pteridophyta (spore producing plants having vascular tissue and roots) and Bryophyta (spore producing plants lacking vascular tissue and roots)

(... is a kind of division ) containing all the vascular plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, horsetails, club mosses, and whisk ferns; in some classifications considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta

(... is a kind of division ) a division of nonflowering plants characterized by rhizoids rather than true roots and having little or no organized vascular tissue and showing alternation of generations between gamete-bearing forms and spore-bearing forms; comprises true mosses (Bryopsida) and liverworts (Hepaticopsida) and hornworts (Anthoceropsida)

(... is a kind of division ) in former classifications: comprising plants with a vascular system including ferns and fern allies as well as seed plants

(... is a kind of division ) used only in former classifications: comprising what is now considered a heterogeneous assemblage of flowerless and seedless organisms: algae; bacteria; fungi; lichens

(... is a kind of division ) used in some classifications for the class Lycopsida: club mosses

(division belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

Definition 11: (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category - [noun denoting group]

(division is a kind of ...) a group of plants or animals

(... is a kind of division ) in some classifications considered a kingdom

(... is a kind of division ) a group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates; not used technically

(... is a kind of division ) a division of Therapsida

(... is a kind of division ) a division of the order Therapsida from the Triassic period comprising small carnivorous tetrapod reptiles often with mammal-like teeth

(... is a kind of division ) lower plants; mostly marine and littoral eukaryotic algae

(... is a kind of division ) large division of chiefly freshwater eukaryotic algae that possess chlorophyll a and b, store food as starch, and cellulose cell walls; classes Chlorophyceae, Ulvophyceae, and Charophyceae; obviously ancestral to land plants

(... is a kind of division ) free-swimming flagellate algae

(... is a kind of division ) coextensive with class Phaeophyceae; in some classifications subsumed in the division Heterokontophyta

(... is a kind of division ) mostly freshwater eukaryotic algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellow pigment; yellow-green and golden-brown algae and diatoms: Xanthophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Bacillariophyceae; some classification systems superseded or subsumed by Heterokontophyta

(... is a kind of division ) algae having chlorophyll a and usually c, and flagella of unequal lengths; terminology supersedes Chrysophyta in some classifications

(... is a kind of division ) former term for the Cyanophyta

(... is a kind of division ) prokaryotic organisms sometimes considered a class or phylum or subkingdom; coextensive with the Cyanophyceae: cyanobacteria (blue-green algae)

(... is a kind of division ) one-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella

(... is a kind of division ) an artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure

(division belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 12: a league ranked by quality - [noun denoting group]

Samples where division or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he played baseball in class D for two years
  • Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA

Synonyms for division in the sense of this definition

(division is a kind of ...) an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

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