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divisor

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From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]:

Divisor  \Di*vi"sor\,  n.  [L.,  fr  dividere.  See  {Divide}.]
(Math.)
The  number  by  which  the  dividend  is  divided.

{Common  divisor}.  (Math.)  See  under  {Common},  a.

From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]:

divisor
n  1:  one  of  two  or  more  integers  that  can  be  exactly  divided  into
another  integer;  "what  are  the  4  factors  of  6?"  [syn:  {factor}]
2:  the  number  by  which  a  dividend  is  divided

From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]:

divisor

A  quantity  that  evenly  divides  another  quantity.

Unless  otherwise  stated,  use  of  this  term  implies  that  the
quantities  involved  are  integers.  (For  non-integers,  the  more
general  term  {factor}  may  be  more  appropriate.)

Example:  3  is  a  divisor  of  15.
Example:  3  is  not  a  divisor  of  14.

(1997-03-07)

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