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di·vi·sor

 (dĭ-vī′zər)
n.
The quantity by which another quantity, the dividend, is to be divided.

divisor

(dɪˈvaɪzə)
n
1. (Mathematics) a number or quantity to be divided into another number or quantity (the dividend)
2. (Mathematics) a number that is a factor of another number

di•vi•sor

(dɪˈvaɪ zər)

n.
1. a number by which another number, the dividend, is divided.
2. a number contained in another given number a certain integral number of times, without a remainder.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin dīvīsor one who divides =dīvīd- + -tor -tor]

di·vi·sor

(dĭ-vī′zər)
A number used to divide another. In the equation 15 ÷ 3 = 5, 3 is the divisor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.divisor - one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer; "what are the 4 factors of 6?"
prime factor - the prime factors of a quantity are all of the prime quantities that will exactly divide the given quantity
integer, whole number - any of the natural numbers (positive or negative) or zero; "an integer is a number that is not a fraction"
equivalent-binary-digit factor - the average number of binary digits needed to express one radix digit in a numeration system that is not binary; on the average a number that can be expressed in N decimal digits takes 3.3N binary digits
common divisor, common factor, common measure - an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly
2.divisor - the number by which a dividend is divided
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
denominator - the divisor of a fraction
aliquot, aliquot part - an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity; "4 is an aliquot part of 12"
aliquant, aliquant part - an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity; "5 is an aliquant part of 12"
Translations
dělitel
divisor

divisor

[dɪˈvaɪzəʳ] Ndivisor m

divisor

n (Math) → Divisor m

divisor

[dɪˈvaɪzəʳ] n (Math) → divisore m
References in classic literature ?
"I am afraid so--thirteen is a dreadful divisor for a small family estate."
In addition to original articles, the book contains three surveys devoted to singularities of theta divisors, compactified Jacobians of singular curves, and 'strange duality' among moduli spaces of vector bundles on algebraic varieties.
In the last issue, we defined a perfect number N to be one for which the sum of the divisors d (1 [less than or equal to] d < N) is N.
Twelve is divisible by two, three, four, six and 12 itself, whereas 10 only has three divisors. Sixty has 12 divisors and because 60 = 5x12, it combines the advantages of both 10 and 12.
In fact, 687,532,127 has no divisors other than one and itself, so it's a prime.
As described in The Post on election day, the Government's chosen method for the allocation of Euro-seats is the d'Hondt rule, which works by what are known as divisors. Each time a party receives a seat, its total vote is divided by a specified divisor, which the system's originator, Victor d'Hondt, proposed should be one, then two, then three, and so on.
He explained that the world is facing many challenges, the most important of which is the making of the peaceful and loving man who accepts the other and above all it is necessary for everyone to believe that there are shared human and natural divisors that are sufficient to bring harmony and peace to our world.
[N.sup.1](X) := ({Cartier divisors on X}/[equivalent to]) [[cross product].sub.Z] R, where [equivalent to] means a numerical equivalence.
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Among their topics are a lower bound for the number of finitely maximal Cp-actions on a compact oriented surface, rational points in the moduli space of genus two, Inose's construction and elliptic K3 surfaces with Mordell-Weil rank 15 revisited, extending Runge's method for integral points, and syzygy divisors on Hurwitz spaces.
Let n be a positive integer and denote the set of divisors of n by D(n).