Division vs. Paragraph

Division vs. Paragraph — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Division and Paragraph

Divisionnoun

The act or process of dividing.

Paragraphnoun

A distinct division of written or printed matter that begins on a new, usually indented line, consists of one or more sentences, and typically deals with a single thought or topic or quotes one speaker's continuous words.

Divisionnoun

The state of having been divided.

Paragraphnoun

A mark ( ¶ ) used to indicate where a new paragraph should begin or to serve as a reference mark.

Divisionnoun

(Mathematics) The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.

Paragraphnoun

A brief article, notice, or announcement, as in a newspaper.

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Divisionnoun

The proportional distribution of a quantity or entity

the division of his property among his heirs.

Paragraphverb

To divide or arrange into paragraphs.

Divisionnoun

Something, such as a boundary or partition, that serves to divide or keep separate.

Paragraphnoun

A passage in text that is about a different subject from the preceding text, marked by commencing on a new line, the first line sometimes being indented.

Divisionnoun

One of the parts, sections, or groups into which something is divided.

Paragraphnoun

(originally) A mark or note set in the margin to call attention to something in the text, such as a change of subject.

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Divisionnoun

An area of government or corporate activity organized as an administrative or functional unit.

Paragraphverb

To sort text into paragraphs.

Divisionnoun

A territorial section marked off for political or governmental purposes.

Paragraphnoun

one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line

Divisionnoun

An administrative and tactical military unit that is smaller than a corps but is self-contained and equipped for prolonged combat activity.

Paragraphverb

divide into paragraphs, as of text;

This story is well paragraphed

Divisionnoun

A group of several ships of similar type forming a tactical unit under a single command in the US Navy.

Paragraphverb

write about in a paragraph;

All her friends were paragraphed in last Monday's paper

Divisionnoun

A former unit of the US Air Force that was larger than a wing and smaller than an air force.

Paragraphverb

write paragraphs; work as a paragrapher

Divisionnoun

(Botany) The taxonomic category ranking just below kingdom, consisting of one or more related classes, and corresponding approximately to a phylum in zoological classification.

Divisionnoun

A category created for purposes of competition, as in boxing.

Divisionnoun

Variance of opinion; disagreement.

Divisionnoun

A splitting into factions; disunion.

Divisionnoun

The physical separation and regrouping of members of a parliament according to their stand on an issue put to vote.

Divisionnoun

(Biology) Cell division.

Divisionnoun

A type of propagation characteristic of plants that spread by means of newly formed parts such as bulbs, suckers, or rhizomes.

Divisionnoun

(uncountable) The act or process of dividing anything.

Divisionnoun

Each of the separate parts of something resulting from division.

Divisionnoun

The process of dividing a number by another.

Divisionnoun

(arithmetic) A calculation that involves this process.

I've got ten divisions to do for my homework.

Divisionnoun

(military) A formation, usually made up of two or three brigades.

Divisionnoun

A section of a large company.

Divisionnoun

(taxonomy) A rank below kingdom and above class, particularly used of plants or fungi, also (particularly of animals) called a phylum; a taxon at that rank.

Magnolias belong to the division Magnoliophyta.

Divisionnoun

A disagreement; a difference of viewpoint between two sides of an argument.

Divisionnoun

(government) A method by which a legislature is separated into groups in order to take a better estimate of vote than a voice vote.

The House of Commons has voted to approve the third reading of the bill without a division. The bill will now progress to the House of Lords.

Divisionnoun

(music) A florid instrumental variation of a melody in the 17th and 18th centuries, originally conceived as the dividing of each of a succession of long notes into several short ones.

Divisionnoun

(music) A set of pipes in a pipe organ which are independently controlled and supplied.

Divisionnoun

(legal) A concept whereby a common group of debtors are only responsible for their proportionate sum of the total debt.

Divisionnoun

(computing) Any of the four major parts of a COBOL program source code

Divisionnoun

A lesson; a class.

Divisionnoun

an army unit large enough to sustain combat;

two infantry divisions were held in reserve

Divisionnoun

one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole;

the written part of the examthe finance section of the companythe BBC's engineering division

Divisionnoun

the act or process of dividing

Divisionnoun

an administrative unit in government or business

Divisionnoun

an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed

Divisionnoun

discord that splits a group

Divisionnoun

a league ranked by quality;

he played baseball in class D for two yearsPrinceton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA

Divisionnoun

(biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category

Divisionnoun

(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum

Divisionnoun

a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings

Divisionnoun

a group of ships of similar type

Divisionnoun

the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart