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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Divider  \Di*vid"er\,  n. 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  divider 
  n  :  a  vertical  structure  that  divides  or  separates  (as  a  wall 
  divides  one  room  from  another)  [syn:  {partition}] 




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