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a. One that divides, especially a screen or other partition.
b. Chiefly British A highway median strip.
2. A device resembling a compass, used for dividing lines and transferring measurements.


1. (Furniture) Also called: room divider a screen or piece of furniture placed so as to divide a room into separate areas
2. a person or thing that divides
3. (Electronics) electronics an electrical circuit with an output that is a well-defined fraction of the given input: a voltage divider.


(dɪˈvaɪ dər)

1. a person or thing that divides.
2. dividers, a pair of compasses, as used for dividing lines or measuring.
3. a partition between two areas or dividing one area into two.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.divider - a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
systematist, taxonomer, taxonomist - a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
2.divider - a person who separates something into parts or groups
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
subdivider - someone who divides parts into smaller parts (especially a divider of land into building sites)
3.divider - a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)divider - a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
brattice - a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine
bulkhead - a partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments
screen - partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
structure, construction - 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"
wall - 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"
4.divider - a drafting instrument resembling a compass that is used for dividing lines into equal segments or for transferring measurements
drafting instrument - an instrument used by a draftsman in making drawings


[dɪˈvaɪdər] n (between areas of room, garden)séparation f
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And although they are dexterous enough upon a piece of paper, in the management of the rule, the pencil, and the divider, yet in the common actions and behaviour of life, I have not seen a more clumsy, awkward, and unhandy people, nor so slow and perplexed in their conceptions upon all other subjects, except those of mathematics and music.
Now, take one of the points of these dividers and let it rest upon that place beyond which the most daring explorers have scarcely gone.
Then, let the other point of your dividers rest upon that extremity of Lake Oukereoue.
In the centre of the upper table, were placed two chairs more elevated than the rest, for the master and mistress of the family, who presided over the scene of hospitality, and from doing so derived their Saxon title of honour, which signifies ``the Dividers of Bread.
There were the tell- tale compass, the sea-lamps in their gimbals, the blue-backed charts carelessly rolled and tucked away, the signal-flags in alphabetical order, and a mariner's dividers jammed into the woodwork to hold a calendar.
For a week of even weather I took exactly the same number of steps, and of the same length, coming and going, stepping deliberately and with the precision of a pair of dividers in my own deep tracks -- to such routine the winter reduces us -- yet often they were filled with heaven's own blue.
He ceased and gazed solicitously at Captain Davenport, who, bending over the chart with a pair of dividers in hand, had just emitted a low groan.
The Islamabad administration, MCI and the Islamabad police should erect iron bars over the divider to discourage crossing over it and encourage usage of the overhead bridge.
The work [9] compares the results of measurements of voltage harmonics in a 400 kV network using a divider and voltage transformers.
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Jul 7 ( ANI ): At least four were killed on Friday when a car coming from Noida on the Yamuna expressway got thrashed on the divider damaging the vehicle.
I shall continue to enjoy my ride along Edsa, taking in the green divider islands from Boni Serrano to Quezon Avenue, and I wish to take this opportunity to thank those who are responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of this green piece of landscape along Edsa.
An eight-way power divider can be customized for unequal outputs at the ports.