di·vid·er /dəˈvaɪdɚ/ 名詞
除法器; 導卡 DIV
1. One who, or that which, divides; that which separates anything into parts.
2. One who deals out to each his share.
Who made me a judge or a divider over you? --Luke xii. 14.
3. One who, or that which, causes division.
Hate is of all things the mightiest divider. --Milton.
Money, the great divider of the world. --Swift.
4. pl. An instrument for dividing lines, describing circles, etc., compasses. See Compasses.
Note: ☞ The word dividers is usually applied to the instrument as made for the use of draughtsmen, etc.; compasses to the coarser instrument used by carpenters.
n 1: a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on
the basis of relatively minor characteristics [syn: splitter]
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]