Definitions of division:
  • noun:   the act or process of dividing
  • noun:   the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
  • noun:   an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed
  • noun:   discord that splits a group
  • noun:   an army unit large enough to sustain combat
    Example: "Two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
  • noun:   a group of ships of similar type
  • noun:   a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
  • noun:   an administrative unit in government or business
  • noun:   (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
  • noun:   (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
  • noun:   a league ranked by quality
    Example: "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
  • noun:   one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    Example: "The BBC's engineering division"

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