Examples from the Web for divisor
Nobody in the world knows yet whether that number has a divisor or not.The Canterbury Puzzles|Henry Ernest Dudeney
(a) The divisor (.05) may be converted into a whole number by multiplying it by 100.Ontario Normal School Manuals: Science of Education|Ontario Ministry of Education
The divisor, since it ends in 5, must be multiplied by 2, giving 730.
Now, into the familiar sum of existence, which he knew from divisor to quotient, was suddenly shot a new factor—a woman.Desert Conquest|A. M. Chisholm
Division (÷) was formerly indicated by placing the dividend above a horizontal and the divisor below.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3|Various
British Dictionary definitions for divisor
Word Origin and History for divisor
early 15c., Latin agent noun from dividere (see divide (v.)).