Dividing engine, a machine for graduating circles (as for astronomical instruments) or bars (as for scales); also, for spacing off and cutting teeth in wheels.Dividing sinker. (Knitting Mach.). See under Sinker.

(Di*vid"ing*ly) adv. By division.

(||Di"vi-di"vi) n. [Native name.] (Bot.) A small tree of tropical America whose legumes contain a large proportion of tannic and gallic acid, and are used by tanners and dyers.

(Di*vid"u*al) a. [See Dividuous.] Divided, shared, or participated in, in common with others. [R.] Milton.

(Di*vid"u*al*ly), adv. By dividing. [R.]

Divided to Divorce

(Di*vid"ed), a.

1. Parted; disunited; distributed.

2. (Bot.) Cut into distinct parts, by incisions which reach the midrib; — said of a leaf.

(Di*vid"ed*ly), adv. Separately; in a divided manner.

(Div"i*dend) n. [L. dividendum thing to be divided, neut. of the gerundive of dividere: cf. F. dividende.]

1. A sum of money to be divided and distributed; the share of a sum divided that falls to each individual; a distribute sum, share, or percentage; — applied to the profits as appropriated among shareholders, and to assets as apportioned among creditors; as, the dividend of a bank, a railway corporation, or a bankrupt estate.

2. (Math.) A number or quantity which is to be divided.

(Div"i*dent) n. Dividend; share. [Obs.] Foxe.

(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.

Money, the great divider of the world.

4. pl. An instrument for dividing lines, describing circles, etc., compasses. See Compasses.

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.

(Di*vid"ing) a. That divides; separating; marking divisions; graduating.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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