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Division or divider may refer to:

# Mathematics

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Division (mathematics) Division is one of the four basic operations of arithmetic, the ways that numbers are combined to make new numbers. The other operations are addition, subtraction, and multiplication. The division sign , a symbol consisting of a short horizontal ...
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Division algorithm A division algorithm is an algorithm which, given two integers N and D, computes their quotient and/or remainder, the result of Euclidean division. Some are applied by hand, while others are employed by digital circuit designs and software. Divisi ...
, a method for computing the result of mathematical division

# Military

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Division (military) A division is a large military unit Military organization or military organisation is the structuring of the armed force A military, also known collectively as armed forces, is a heavily armed, highly organized force primarily inte ...
, a formation typically consisting of 10,000 to 25,000 troops *
Division (naval) A naval division is a subdivision of a squadron or flotilla Image:Four frigates capturing Spanish treasure ships (5 October 1804) by Francis Sartorius, National Maritime Museum, UK.jpg, 300px, José de Bustamante y Guerra's flotilla is intercepte ...
, a collection of warships

# Science

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Cell division Cell division is the process by which a parent cell Cell most often refers to: * Cell (biology), the functional basic unit of life Cell may also refer to: Closed spaces * Monastic cell, a small room, hut, or cave in which a monk or religiou ...

, the process in which biological cells multiply *
Continental divide A continental divide is a drainage divide on a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather than any strict criteria, up to seven regions are commonly regarded as co ...

, the geographical term for separation between watersheds *
Division (biology) Division is a taxonomic rank Taxonomy (general) is the practice and science of classification of things or concepts, including the principles that underlie such classification. The term may also refer to a specific classification scheme. Origina ...
, used differently in botany and zoology *
Division (botany) In biology, a phylum (; plural: phyla) is a level of classification or taxonomic rank below Kingdom (biology), kingdom and above Class (biology), class. Traditionally, in botany the term division (biology), division has been used instead of phy ...
, a taxonomic rank for plants or fungi, equivalent to phylum in zoology *
Division (horticulture) Division, in horticulture Horticulture is the art of cultivating plants in gardens to produce food and medicinal ingredients, or for comfort and ornamental purposes. Horticulturists grow flowers, fruits and nuts, vegetables and herbs, as well as or ...
, a method of vegetative plant propagation, or the plants created by using this method * Division, a medical/surgical operation involving cutting and separation, see
ICD-10 Procedure Coding System The ICD-10 Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is an international system of medical classification used for procedural coding. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the agency responsible for maintaining the inpatient procedure code s ...

# Technology

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Beam compass A beam compass is a compass A compass is a magnetometer that shows the geographic cardinal directions (or points) used for navigation and orientation. Usually, a diagram called a compass rose shows the directions north, south, east, and ...

, a compass with a beam and sliding sockets for drawing and dividing circles larger than those made by a regular pair of compasses *Divider caliper or compass, a
caliper A caliper (American and British English spelling differences, British spelling also calliper, or in plurale tantum sense a pair of calipers) is a device used to Measurement, measure the dimensions of an object. Many types of calipers permit rea ...
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Frequency divider A frequency divider, also called a clock divider or scaler or prescaler, is a circuit that takes an input signal of a frequency, f_, and generates an output signal of a frequency: : f_ = \frac where n is an integer. Phase-locked loop frequen ...
, a circuit that divides the frequency of a clock signal

# Society

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Administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, are generic names for geographical areas into which a particular ...

, geopolitical territory within a political division *
Census division Census divisions, in Canada Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its Provinces and territories of Canada, ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, Pacific and n ...
, an official term in Canada and the United States *
Diairesis Diairesis ( grc, διαίρεσις, diaíresis, "division") is a form of Categorization, classification used in ancient Greek philosophy, ancient (especially Platonic philosophy, Platonic) logic that serves to systematize concepts and come to defin ...
, Plato's method of definition by division *
Division (business) A division of a business, sometimes called a business sector or business unit (segment), is one of the parts into which a business, organization or company is divided. Overview Divisions are distinct parts of a business. If these divisions are ...
, of a business entity is a distinct part of that business but the primary business is legally responsible for all of the obligations and debts of the division *
Division (political geography) A division is a type of administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, are generic name ...
, a name for a subsidiary state or prefecture of a country *
Division (sport) In sports, a division is a group of teams who compete against each other for a championship. League system In sports using a league system (also known as a pyramid structure), a division consists of a group of teams who play a sport at a simila ...
, a group of teams in organised sport who compete for a divisional title *In parliamentary procedure: **
Division of the assembly In parliamentary procedure Parliamentary procedure is the body of ethics, Procedural law, rules, and Norm (sociology), customs governing meetings and other operations of Club (organization), clubs, organizations, Legislature, legislative bodies, a ...
, a type of formally recorded vote by assembly members **
Division of a questionIn parliamentary procedure Parliamentary procedure is the accepted rules Rule or ruling may refer to: Human activity * The exercise of political Politics (from , ) is the set of activities that are associated with Decision-making, maki ...
, to split a question into two or more questions *
Partition (politics) In politics Politics (from , ) is the set of activities that are associated with making decisions in groups, or other forms of power relations between individuals, such as the distribution of resources or status. The branch of social s ...
, the process of changing national borders or separating political entities *
Police division A division was the usual term for the largest territorial subdivision of most British police forces. In major reforms of police organisation in the 1990s divisions of many forces were restructured and retitled Basic Command Units (BCUs), although ...
, a large territorial unit of the British police *
Political division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country subdivision, administrative region, subnational entity, first-level subdivision, as well as many similar terms, are generic names for geographical areas into which a particular, ...
, geopolitical territory within a country

# Places

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Division station (CTA North Side Main Line) Division was a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's North Side Main Line, which is now part of the Brown Line. The station was located at 322 W. Division Street in the Near North Side neighborhood of Chicago (''City in a Garden''); ...
, a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's North Side Main Line *
Division station (CTA Blue Line) Division (or Division/Milwaukee in station announcements) is an Chicago "L", 'L' station on the Chicago Transit Authority, CTA's Blue Line (CTA), Blue Line. The station is located at the Polonia Triangle (the intersection of Milwaukee Avenue (Chica ...
, a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system, serving the Blue Line *
Division Mountain Division Mountain is located on the Continental Divide of the Americas, Continental Divide along the Alberta - British Columbia border of Canada. It also straddles the shared boundary of Banff National Park with Kootenay National Park in the Canadi ...
, on the Continental Divide along the Alberta - British Columbia border of Canada *
Division Range The Division Range is a mountain range in Humboldt County, Nevada Nevada (, ) is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States, Western region of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, Califor ...

# Music

* ''Division'' (10 Years album), 2008 * ''Division'' (The Gazette album), 2012 * ''Divisions'' (album), by Starset, 2019 *
Division (music) In music Music is the art of arranging sounds in time to produce a composition through the elements of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. It is one of the universal cultural Culture () is an umbrella term which encompasses the socia ...
, a type of ornamentation or variation found in early music *Divider, as in , a consonant subdivision of a consonant interval *"Division", a song by Aly & AJ from ''
Insomniatic ''Insomniatic'' is the third studio album by American pop rock duo Aly & AJ, released on July 10, 2007, by Hollywood Records. The album features an electronic based sound, differing from their previous pop-rock and acoustic releases, that was acce ...
'', 2007 *"Divider", a song by Scott Weiland from the album '' 12 Bar Blues (album)'', 1998

# Other uses

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central reservation The median strip or central reservation is the reserved area that separates opposing lanes of traffic on divided roadways, such as divided highways, dual carriageways, controlled-access highway, freeways, and motorways. The term also applies ...
Division of the field In heraldry, the field (heraldry), field (background) of a escutcheon (heraldry), shield can be divided into more than one area, or subdivision, of different tincture (heraldry), tinctures, usually following the lines of one of the ordinary (herald ...

, a concept in heraldry * Division (logical fallacy), when one reasons logically that something true of a thing must also be true of all or some of its parts *
Tom Clancy's The Division ''Tom Clancy's The Division'' is an online-only action role-playing ACTION is a bus operator in Canberra, Australia owned by the ACT Government. History bodied MAN Truck & Bus, MAN 18.320 on R4 (Canberra), Blue Rapid route 313 File:ACTIO ...
, a multiplayer videogame by Ubisoft and Red Storm Entertainment *''
The Division ''The Division'' is an American police procedural The police procedural, or police crime drama, is a subgenre of procedural drama and detective fiction that emphasizes the investigative procedure of a police officer or department as the protagoni ...

'' (TV series), a police procedural

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Dvsn Dvsn (stylized as dvsn and pronounced "division") is a Canadian R&B duo, composed of singer Daniel Daley and producer Nineteen85 Anthony Paul Jefferies (born July 1, 1985), known professionally as Nineteen85, is a Canadian record producer and so ...