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division

 
Noun division has 12 senses
  1. division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
    --1 is a kind of
    army unit
    --1 is a member of corps
    --1 has member: battle group
    --1 has particulars:
     Special Forces, U. S. Army Special Forces, United States Army Special Forces
  2. part, section, division - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
    --2 is a kind of concept, conception, construct
    --2 is a part of whole
    --2 has particulars:
     beginning; middle; end; high point; component, constituent, element, factor, ingredient
  3. division - the act or process of dividing
    --3 is a kind of
    separation
    --3 has particulars:
     parcellation; cleavage; bisection; quartering; schism, split; cut, cutting; atomization, atomisation, fragmentation; branching, ramification, fork, forking; dichotomization, dichotomisation; quantization, quantisation; fractionation; syllabication, syllabification; word division, hyphenation; cut, cutting
    Derived form: verb divide1
  4. division - an administrative unit in government or business
    --4 is a kind of
    administrative unit, administrative body
    --4 is a member of
     government, authorities, regime; business, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisation
    --4 has particulars: department, section; branch, subdivision, arm
  5. division - an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed
    --5 is a kind of
    arithmetic operation
    --5 has particulars: long division; short division
    Derived form: verb divide2
  6. division, variance - discord that splits a group
    --6 is a kind of discord, dissension
  7. class, division - a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
    --7 is a kind of league, conference
  8. division - (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
    --8 is a kind of
    biological group
    --8 has particulars:
     division Archaebacteria; division Eubacteria; Cyanophyta, division Cyanophyta; Schizophyta, division Schizophyta; Heterokontophyta, division Heterokontophyta; Chrysophyta, division Chrysophyta; Phaeophyta, division Phaeophyta; Euglenophyta, division Euglenophyta; Chlorophyta, division Chlorophyta; Rhodophyta, division Rhodophyta; Cynodontia, division Cynodontia; Dicynodontia, division Dicynodontia; Pisces; form division
  9. division - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
    --9 is a kind of
    phylum
    --9 has particulars:
     Protista, division Protista; Thallophyta; Tracheophyta, division Tracheophyta; Bryophyta, division Bryophyta; Pteridophyta, division Pteridophyta; Spermatophyta, division Spermatophyta; Phanerogamae; Cryptogamia; Pteropsida, subdivision Pteropsida; Zygomycota, subdivision Zygomycota, Zygomycotina, subdivision Zygomycotina; Myxomycota, division Myxomycota, Gymnomycota, division Gymnomycota; Mastigomycota, subdivision Mastigomycota, Mastigomycotina, subdivision Mastigomycotina; Lichenes, division Lichenes; Eumycota, division Eumycota; Deuteromycota, subdivision Deuteromycota, Deuteromycotina, Fungi imperfecti, subdivision Deuteromycotina; Basidiomycota, subdivision Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision Basidiomycotina; Ascomycota, subdivision Ascomycota, Ascomycotina, subdivision Ascomycotina; Lycophyta
  10. division, air division - a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
    --10 is a kind of air unit
    --10 has parts: wing
  11. division, naval division - a group of ships of similar type
    --11 is a kind of naval unit
  12. division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation - the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
    --12 is a kind of separation
    --12 has particulars: subdivision; septation; zoning
    Derived form: verb divide5
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