When mixed with a divisor, such manures are diluted, made less active, and consequently less injurious.
Nobody in the world knows yet whether that number has a divisor or not.
It is simple division: wealth the dividend, number of children the divisor.
The only number composed only of ones that we know with certainty to have no divisor is 11.
Any multiple or divisor of 100 may be used for the base, if the tabular number be similarly multiplied.
Check your result by multiplying the quotient by the divisor.
Similar fractions may be formed with other numbers by placing the particle per between the dividend and the divisor.
What divisor will give 42⁄7 for a quotient, 66 being the dividend?
The number to be divided is the dividend, the number which divides is the divisor, and the result of the division is the quotient.
The dividend is set up at the windows and the divisor at the buttons.
early 15c., Latin agent noun from dividere (see divide (v.)).
A quantity that evenly divides another quantity.
Unless otherwise stated, use of this term implies that the quantities involved are integers. (For non-integers, the more general term factor may be more appropriate.)
Example: 3 is a divisor of 15. Example: 3 is not a divisor of 14.
(1997-03-07)