Divider vs. Divisor

Divider vs. Divisor — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Divider and Divisor

Dividernoun

One that divides, especially a screen or other partition.

Divisornoun

The quantity by which another quantity, the dividend, is to be divided.

Dividernoun

Chiefly British A highway median strip.

Divisornoun

(arithmetic) A number or expression that another is to be divided by.

In "42 ÷ 3" the divisor is the 3.

Dividernoun

A device resembling a compass, used for dividing lines and transferring measurements.

Divisornoun

An integer that divides another integer an integral number of times.

The positive divisors of 6 are 1, 2 and 3.

Dividernoun

An object that separates.

Divisornoun

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer;

what are the 4 factors of 6?

Dividernoun

A piece of card placed in a ring binder to separate groups of documents.

Divisornoun

the number by which a dividend is divided

Dividernoun

A device resembling a drawing compass and used to transfer measurements of length.

Dividernoun

The median (US) or central reservation (UK) of a highway or other road where traffic in opposite directions are kept separated.

Dividernoun

A person who divides or separates.

Dividernoun

a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics

Dividernoun

a person who separates something into parts or groups

Dividernoun

a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)