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



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 Originlate Middle English: from French diviseur or Latin divisor, from dividere ‘force apart, remove’.
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