Division


Division

Division may refer to:

Contents

Mathematics

Science

  • Cell division, the process in which biological cells multiply
  • Division (horticulture), a method of vegetative plant propagation, or the plants created by using this method
  • Continental divide, the geographical term for separation between watersheds
  • Division, a biological classification for plants or fungi, equivalent to phylum

Society

Music

Other uses

  • Beam compass or dividers
  • Divider caliper, a measuring tool

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Division"
  • All pages with titles containing "Division"
  • Dividend

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  • Division I — (or D I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. History D I schools are the major collegiate athletic powers, with larger budgets, more elaborate… …   Wikipedia

  • Division — Di*vi sion, n. [F. division, L. divisio, from dividere. See {Divide}.] 1. The act or process of diving anything into parts, or the state of being so divided; separation. [1913 Webster] I was overlooked in the division of the spoil. Gibbon. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • DIVISION — s. f. Séparation réelle ou fictive, partage. La division des parties d un corps. La division d un régiment en bataillons, d un bataillon en compagnies. Les experts déclarèrent que l immeuble n était pas susceptible de division. La division d un… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • DIVISION — n. f. Action de diviser ou Résultat de cette action. La division des parties d’un corps. La division d’un régiment en bataillons, d’un bataillon en compagnies. Les experts déclarèrent que l’immeuble n’était pas susceptible de division. Division… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • division — 1. A tactical unit/formation as follows: a. A major administrative and tactical unit/formation which combines in itself the necessary arms and services required for sustained combat, larger than a regiment/brigade and smaller than a corps. b. A… …   Military dictionary

  • division — Compound Com pound, a. [OE. compouned, p. p. of compounen. See {Compound}, v. t.] Composed of two or more elements, ingredients, parts; produced by the union of several ingredients, parts, or things; composite; as, a compound word. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • division — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French devision, from Latin division , divisio, from dividere to divide Date: 14th century 1. a. the act or process of dividing ; the state of being divided b. the act, process, or an instance of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Division of labour — is the specialisation of cooperative labour in specific, circumscribed tasks and like roles. Historically an increasingly complex division of labour is closely associated with the growth of total output and trade, the rise of capitalism, and of… …   Wikipedia

  • Division (vote) — Division of the house is a parliamentary mechanism which calls for a rising vote, wherein the members of the house literally divide into groups indicating a vote in favour of or in opposition to a motion on the floor. This was the method used to… …   Wikipedia

  • Division III — (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association of the United States. MembershipThe division consists of colleges and universities that choose not to offer athletically related financial aid (athletic scholarships) to… …   Wikipedia


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