divisor
[ dihvahyzer ]
/ dɪˈvaɪ zər /

noun Mathematics.
a number by which another number, the dividend, is divided.
a number contained in another given number a certain integral number of times, without a remainder.
Nearby words
 division sign,
 divisional,
 divisionism,
 divisive,
 divisively,
 divo,
 divorce,
 divorce court,
 divorce mill,
 divorced
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divisor
/ (dɪˈvaɪzə) /
noun
a number or quantity to be divided into another number or quantity (the dividend)
a number that is a factor of another number
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divisor
early 15c., Latin agent noun from dividere (see divide (v.)).
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divisor
[ dĭvī′zər ]
A number used to divide another. In the equation 15 ÷ 3 = 5, 3 is the divisor.
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