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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·nom·i·na·tor /dɪˈnɑməˌnetɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·nom·i·na·tor n.
 1. One who, or that which, gives a name; origin or source of a name.
    This opinion that Aram . . . was the father and denomination of the Syrians in general.   --Sir W. Raleigh.
 2. Arith. That number placed below the line in common fractions which shows into how many parts the integer or unit is divided.
 Note:Thus, in ⅗, 5 is the denominator, showing that the integer is divided into five parts; and the numerator, 3, shows how many parts are taken.
 3. Alg. That part of any expression under a fractional form which is situated below the horizontal line signifying division.
 Note:In this sense, the denominator is not necessarily a number, but may be any expression, either positive or negative, real or imaginary.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the divisor of a fraction