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

 dividing
 (a.)起劃分作用的

From: Network Terminology

 dividing
 除法 劃分

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·vide v. t. [imp. & p. p. Divided; p. pr. & vb. n. Dividing.]
 1. To part asunder (a whole); to sever into two or more parts or pieces; to sunder; to separate into parts.
    Divide the living child in two.   --1 Kings iii. 25.
 2. To cause to be separate; to keep apart by a partition, or by an imaginary line or limit; as, a wall divides two houses; a stream divides the towns.
    Let it divide the waters from the waters.   --Gen. i. 6.
 3. To make partition of among a number; to apportion, as profits of stock among proprietors; to give in shares; to distribute; to mete out; to share.
    True justice unto people to divide.   --Spenser.
    Ye shall divide the land by lot.   --Num. xxxiii. 54.
 4. To disunite in opinion or interest; to make discordant or hostile; to set at variance.
    If a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom can not stand.   --Mark iii. 24.
    Every family became now divided within itself.   --Prescott.
 5. To separate into two parts, in order to ascertain the votes for and against a measure; as, to divide a legislative house upon a question.
 6. Math. To subject to arithmetical division.
 7. Logic To separate into species; -- said of a genus or generic term.
 8. Mech. To mark divisions on; to graduate; as, to divide a sextant.
 9. Music To play or sing in a florid style, or with variations. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- To sever; dissever; sunder; cleave; disjoin; disunite; detach; disconnect; part; distribute; share.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Di·vid·ing a. That divides; separating; marking divisions; graduating.
 Dividing engine, a machine for graduating circles (as for astronomical instruments) or bars (as for scales); also, for spacing off and cutting teeth in wheels.
 Dividing sinker. Knitting Mach.. See under Sinker.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grad·u·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Graduated p. pr. & vb. n. Graduating ]
 1. To mark with degrees; to divide into regular steps, grades, or intervals, as the scale of a thermometer, a scheme of punishment or rewards, etc.
 2. To admit or elevate to a certain grade or degree; esp., in a college or university, to admit, at the close of the course, to an honorable standing defined by a diploma; as, he was graduated at Yale College.
 3. To prepare gradually; to arrange, temper, or modify by degrees or to a certain degree; to determine the degrees of; as, to graduate the heat of an oven.
    Dyers advance and graduate their colors with salts.   --Browne.
 4. Chem. To bring to a certain degree of consistency, by evaporation, as a fluid.
 Graduating engine, a dividing engine. See Dividing engine, under Dividing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dividing
      adj 1: serving to divide or marking a division; "the divisional
             line between two states" [syn: divisional]
      2: serving simply to separate or partition; "a dividing
         partition" [syn: dividing(a)]