Meaning of division

Definition of division

(noun) an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
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"
the act or process of dividing
discord that splits a group
a league ranked by quality; "he played baseball in class D for two years"; "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
(biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
a group of ships of similar type
an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed
the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart

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