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## divisor |

3 definitions found 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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