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divisions, plural;
  1. The action of separating something into parts, or the process of being separated
    • - the division of the land into small fields
    • - a gene that helps regulate cell division
  2. The distribution of something separated into parts
    • - the division of his estates between the two branches of his family
  3. An instance of members of a legislative body separating into two groups to vote for or against a bill
    • - the new clause was agreed without a division
  4. The action of splitting the roots of a perennial plant into parts to be replanted separately, as a means of propagation
    • - the plant can also be easily increased by division in autumn
  5. The action of dividing a wider class into two or more subclasses

  6. Disagreement between two or more groups, typically producing tension or hostility
    • - a growing sense of division between north and south
    • - a country with ethnic and cultural divisions
  7. The process or skill of dividing one number by another

  8. The process of dividing a matrix, vector, or other quantity by another under specific rules to obtain a quotient

  9. Each of the parts into which something is divided
    • - the main divisions of the book
  10. A major unit or section of an organization, typically one handling a particular kind of work
    • - a retail division
  11. A group of army brigades or regiments
    • - an infantry division
  12. A number of teams or competitors grouped together in a sport for competitive purposes according to such characteristics as ability, size, or geographic location
    • - the team will finish in fifth place in Division One
  13. A part of a county, country, or city defined for administrative or political purposes
    • - a licensing division of a district
  14. A part of a county or borough forming a parliamentary constituency
    • - he was MP for the Lancaster division of North Lancashire
  15. A principal taxonomic category that ranks above class and below kingdom, equivalent to the phylum in zoology

  16. Any subsidiary category between major levels of classification

  17. A partition that divides two groups or things
    • - the villagers lived in a communal building and there were no solid divisions between neighbors

  1. an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
  2. part: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
  3. the act or process of dividing
  4. an administrative unit in government or business
  5. discord that splits a group
  6. class: a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
  7. Division is 10 Years's fourth studio album and second major label release which was released May 13, 2008. The first single was "Beautiful". It has so far sold over 250,000 copies in the US.
  8. In biology, a phylum (plural: phyla)"Phylum" is adopted from the Greek phylai, the clan-based voting groups in Greek city-states. is a taxonomic rank below Kingdom and above Class. "Phylum" is equivalent to the botanical term division. ...
  9. A division of a business entity is a portion of that business that operates under a different name. It is the equivalent of a corporation or limited liability company obtaining a fictitious name or "doing business as" certificate and operating a business under that fictitious name. ...
  10. A division is a type of administrative division of some Asian countries, and include: * divisions of Bangladesh * divisions of Malaysia * divisions of Myanmar * divisions of India * (the divisions of Pakistan were dissolved).
  11. Division was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's North Side Main Line, which is now part of the Brown Line. The station was located at 322 W. Division Street in the Near North Side neighborhood of Chicago. ...
  12. Several algorithms exist to perform division in digital designs. These algorithms fall into two main categories: slow division and fast division. Slow division algorithms produce one digit of the final quotient per iteration. ...
  13. (Divisions (divide the temari)) After making the core of your temari and wrapping it with yarn and thread, you may decide to embroider freely on the ball’s surface without dividing it. Or you may decide to divide it into parts for exact placement of geometric or floral designs. ...
  14. (Divisions) Groupings of States that subdivide the United States. More »
  15. (Divisions) Landowners can sub-divide their property into as many parcels of land the city will allow. This can only be done providing the City in which the land is located approves it, and is done without the formal process of platting.
  16. (Divisions) Markings designed for measurement on a CRT
  17. (Divisions) The living space is divided up with prefabricated partitions into rooms often arranged along the walls with central courtyard (similar to a Roman villa) where a garden is kept.
  18. Method of voting called for by members to verify by actual count the results of a voice vote.
  19. One of the sections in a tournament into which players are divided according to their ability and experience. For example, a tournament might have a novice division, an intermediate division, and an open division.
  20. When a Plan Sponsor has multiple locations, plants, subsidiaries, etc., their policy may be categorized into divisions. Divisions may be used to identify differences in benefits among the divisions or simply for a group's accounting purposes.
  21. A user-defined collection of ACD queues. Divisions are usually organized along the lines of functionality or type of telephone activity (i.e. the Sales division and the Support Division).
  22. Teasing, pulling or cutting apart clumps of herbaceous perennials and suckering shrubs in order to produce more plants.
  23. Magnoliophyta (all flowering plants)
  24. Divisions are used to divide an incident into geographical areas of operation. Divisions are established when the number of resources exceeds the span-of-control of the operations chief. ...
  25. in the NFL, sub-groups within conferences, such as the Eastern, Central and Western Divisions; also, a grouping of teams in college football, where Division I contains the most competitive teams and Division III the least.