Definition of divisor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

divisor

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dɪˈvaɪzə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈvaɪzər//
 
(mathematics) Mathematical terminology
 
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a number by which another number is divided compare remainder See related entries: Mathematical terminology Word Origin late Middle English: from French diviseur or Latin divisor, from dividere ‘force apart, remove’.
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