AskDefine | Define divider

Dictionary Definition



1 a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics [syn: splitter] [ant: lumper]
2 a person who separates something into parts or groups
3 a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another) [syn: partition]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. An object that separates.
  2. A device resembling a drawing compass and used to transfer measurements of length.
  3. In the context of "British|US": The median of a highway or other road where traffic in opposite directions are kept separated.
  4. A person who separates or classifies.

Extensive Definition

Division may refer to:
Units/ Entities:
divider in Catalan: Divisió (desambiguació)
divider in Czech: Divize
divider in German: Division
divider in Spanish: División
divider in French: Division (homonymie)
divider in Galician: División
divider in Croatian: Divizija (razdvojba)
divider in Dutch: Divisie
divider in Norwegian: Divisjon
divider in Portuguese: Divisão (desambiguação)
divider in Russian: Деление
divider in Simple English: Division (disambiguation)
divider in Slovenian: Divizija (razločitev)
divider in Swedish: Division
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