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Divisor   /dɪvˈaɪzər/   Listen

One of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer.  Synonym: factor.
The number by which a dividend is divided.

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"Divisor" Quotes from Famous Books

... obtained. Division is performed by repeated subtraction. The lever regulating the C-wheel is set to subtraction, producing negative steps at the disks. The dividend is set up at the windows and the divisor at the buttons. Each turn of the handle subtracts the divisor once. To count the number of turns of the handle a second set of windows is arranged with number disks below. These have no carrying arrangement, but one is turned one step for each turn of the handle. ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4 - "Bulgaria" to "Calgary" • Various

Words linked to "Divisor" :   aliquant, integer, equivalent-binary-digit factor, whole number, greatest common divisor, common measure, common factor, prime factor, denominator, aliquot, number, aliquot part, aliquant part

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