HyperDic: division

English > 12 senses of the word division:
NOUNgroupdivisionan army unit large enough to sustain combat
cognitiondivision, part, sectionone of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
actdivisionthe act or process of dividing
groupdivisionan administrative unit in government or business
communicationdivision, variancediscord that splits a group
groupdivision, classa league ranked by quality
groupdivision(biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger / larger category
groupdivision(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
groupdivision, air divisiona unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
groupdivision, naval divisiona group of ships of similar type
actdivisionan arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication
actdivision, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisationthe act of dividing or partitioning
division > pronunciation
Soundsdihvih'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > division: 12 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn army unit large enough to sustain combat.
Example"two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
Member ofcorps, army corpsAn army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
Membersbattle groupAn army unit usually consisting of five companies
NarrowerSpecial Forces, U. S. Army Special Forces, United States Army Special ForcesA division of the United States Army that is specially trained for guerilla fighting
Broaderarmy unitA military unit that is part of an army
Spanishdivisión
Catalandivisió
Adjectivesdivisionalof or relating to a military division
English > division: 12 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningOne of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole.
Example "the BBC's engineering division"
Synonymspart, section
Part ofwholeAll of something including all its component elements or parts
NarrowerbeginningThe first part or section of something
chukker, chukka(polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
component, constituent, element, factor, ingredientAn abstract part of something
endA final / final part or section
final periodThe final division into which the play of a game is divided
first periodThe first division into which the play of a game is divided
frameOne of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided
game(tennis) a division of play during which one player serves
halfOne of two divisions into which some games / games or performances are divided
high pointThe most enjoyable part of a given experience
inning, frame(baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
middleAn intermediate part or section
over(cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
period(ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
quarter(football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games / games are divided
second periodThe second division into which the play of a game is divided
turn, bout, round(sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
Broaderconcept, conception, constructAn abstract or general idea inferred / inferred / inferred / inferred or derived from specific instances
Spanishdivisión, parte, sección
Catalandivisió, part, secció
Adjectivesdivisionalconstituting a division or an aliquot part of the basic monetary unit
English > division: 12 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act or process of dividing.
Narroweratomization, atomisation, fragmentationseparating something into fine particles
bisectiondividing into two equal parts
branching, ramification, fork, forkingThe act of branching out or dividing into branches
cleavageThe act of cleaving or splitting
cut, cuttingThe act of cutting something into parts
cut, cuttingThe division of a deck of cards before dealing / dealing
dichotomization, dichotomisationThe act of dividing into two sharply different categories / categories
fractionationseparation into portions
parcellationThe division into parcels
quantization, quantisationThe act of dividing into quanta or expressing in terms of quantum theory
quarteringdividing into four equal parts
schism, splitdivision of a group into opposing factions
syllabication, syllabificationforming or dividing words into syllables
word division, hyphenationdivision of a word especially at the end of a line on a page
BroaderseparationThe act of dividing or disconnecting
Spanishdivisión, partición
Catalandivisió, partició
Adjectivesdivisionalserving to divide or marking a division / division
Verbsdivideseparate into parts or portions
English > division: 12 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAn administrative unit in government or business.
Member ofbusiness, concern, business concern, business organization, business organisationA commercial or industrial enterprise and the people who constitute it
government, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
Narrowerbranch, subdivision, armA division of some larger / larger or more complex organization
department, sectionA specialized division of a large / large / large organization
Broaderadministrative unit, administrative bodyA unit with administrative responsibilities
Spanishdepartamento, división, sección
Catalandepartament, divisió, secció
English > division: 12 senses > noun 5, communication
Meaningdiscord that splits a group.
Synonymvariance
Broaderdiscord, dissensiondisagreement among those expected to cooperate
Spanishdesacuerdo, división
Catalandesacord, divisió
English > division: 12 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningA league ranked by quality.
Example "Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA "
Synonymclass
Broaderleague, conferenceAn association of sports teams / teams that organizes matches for its members
Spanishcategoría, división
Catalandivisió
English > division: 12 senses > noun 7, group
Meaning(biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger / larger category.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
NarrowerChlorophyta, division Chlorophytalarge division of chiefly freshwater eukaryotic algae that possess chlorophyll ... / chlorophyll a and b, store food as starch, and cellulose cell walls
Chrysophyta, division ChrysophytaMostly freshwater eukaryotic algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown or yellow pigment
Cyanophyta, division Cyanophytaprokaryotic organisms sometimes considered a class or phylum or subkingdom
Cynodontia, division CynodontiaA division of the order Therapsida from the Triassic period comprising small carnivorous tetrapod reptiles often with mammal-like teeth
Dicynodontia, division DicynodontiaA division of Therapsida
Euglenophyta, division Euglenophytafree-swimming flagellate algae
Heterokontophyta, division Heterokontophytaalgae having chlorophyll a and usually c, and flagella of unequal lengths
Phaeophyta, division Phaeophytacoextensive with class Phaeophyceae
PiscesA group of vertebrates comprising both cartilaginous and bony fishes and sometimes including the jawless vertebrates
Rhodophyta, division RhodophytaLower plants
Schizophyta, division Schizophytaformer term for the Cyanophyta
division ArchaebacteriaIn some classifications considered a kingdom
division Eubacteriaone-celled monerans having simple cells with rigid walls and (in motile types) flagella
form divisionAn artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure
Broaderbiological groupA group of plants or animals
English > division: 12 senses > noun 8, group
Meaning(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum.
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
NarrowerAscomycota, subdivision Ascomycota, Ascomycotina, subdivision AscomycotinaA large subdivision of Eumycota including Hemiascomycetes and Plectomycetes and Pyrenomycetes and Discomycetes
Basidiomycota, subdivision Basidiomycota, Basidiomycotina, subdivision BasidiomycotinaComprises fungi bearing the spores on a basidium
Bryophyta, division BryophytaA division of nonflowering plants characterized by rhizoids rather than true roots and having little or no organized vascular tissue and showing alternation of generations between gamete-bearing forms and spore-bearing forms
CryptogamiaIn former classification systems
Deuteromycota, subdivision Deuteromycota, Deuteromycotina, Fungi imperfecti, subdivision Deuteromycotinalarge and heterogeneous form division of fungi comprising forms for which no sexually reproductive stage is known
Eumycota, division Eumycotatrue fungi
Lichenes, division LichenesComprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae
LycophytaUsed in some classifications for the class Lycopsida
Mastigomycota, subdivision Mastigomycota, Mastigomycotina, subdivision Mastigomycotinafungi in which the spores and gametes are motile
Myxomycota, division Myxomycota, Gymnomycota, division Gymnomycotaslime molds
PhanerogamaeIn former classification systems
Protista, division Protistaeukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals
Pteridophyta, division PteridophytaContaining all the vascular plants that do not bear seeds
Pteropsida, subdivision PteropsidaUsed in former classifications to include all ferns and flowering plants and divided into the three classes ... / classes Filicinae and Gymnospermae and Angiospermae
Spermatophyta, division Spermatophytaseed plants
ThallophytaUsed only in former classifications
Tracheophyta, division TracheophytaIn former classifications
Zygomycota, subdivision Zygomycota, Zygomycotina, subdivision Zygomycotinadivision of fungi having sexually produced zygospores
Broaderphylum(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
English > division: 12 senses > noun 9, group
MeaningA unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings.
Synonymair division
PartswingA unit of military aircraft
Broaderair unitA military unit that is part of the airforce
English > division: 12 senses > noun 10, group
MeaningA group of ships of similar type.
Synonymnaval division
Broadernaval unitA military unit that is part of a navy
English > division: 12 senses > noun 11, act
MeaningAn arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the quotient of two numbers is computed.
Narrowerlong divisionThe operation of division in which the sequence of steps are indicated in detail
short divisionThe operation of division in which the sequence of steps is performed without writing them out
Broaderarithmetic operationA mathematical operation involving numbers
Spanishdivisión
Catalandivisió
Verbsdivideperform a division
English > division: 12 senses > noun 12, act
MeaningThe act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart.
Synonymspartition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation
NarrowerseptationThe division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum
subdivisionThe act of subdividing / subdividing
zoningdividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
BroaderseparationThe act of dividing or disconnecting
Spanishdivisión, fragmentación, partición, partija, segmentación, subdivisión
Catalandivisió, fragmentació, partició, segmentació, subdivisió
Adjectivesdivisionalserving to divide or marking a division / division
Verbsdividemake a division or separation

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