I have already told you that Belfort is his own master: his is a divisional.
The divisional Generals are without hope, that is the text of his sermon.
Foyle and Green left the house in charge of the divisional man.
When the divisional inspector had passed on, Foyle resumed his walk.
Then the divisional march in front of the reviewing stand started.
A divisional seaman of the first class, ranking with a sergeant or corporal.
He addressed a divisional inspector, who was in charge of the corps.
We had all been reported to divisional Headquarters as lost.
A subaltern, with whom I had been at a divisional School, asked how far we had got.
In two days the Armada had lost two of its divisional flagships.
late 14c., from Old French division, from Latin divisionem (nominative divisio), from divid, stem of dividere (see divide). Military sense is first recorded 1590s. Mathematical sense is from early 15c. The mathematical division sign supposedly was invented by British mathematician John Pell (16111685) who taught at Cambridge and Amsterdam.
division di·vi·sion (dĭvĭzh'ən)
n.
The act or process of dividing.
Cell division.
The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
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