American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Capable of being divided, especially with no remainder: 15 is divisible by 3 and 5.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of division; that may be separated or disunited; consisting of separable parts or elements: as, a line is divisible into an infinite number of points.
- In arithmetic, capable of division without remainder: as, 100 is divisible by 10.
- n. That which is susceptible of division.
- adj. Capable of being divided or split.
- adj. arithmetic Of an integer, that, when divided by another integer, leaves no remainder.
- n. Any substance that can be divided.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being divided or separated.
- n. A divisible substance.
- adj. capable of being or liable to be divided or separated
- Latin divisibilis, from the verb divido. (Wiktionary)
“The vessel is usually described as divisible into parts, according to the regions which it traverses.”
“You’re assuming Gaza is divisible from the West Bank, so that it can be treated separately from the West Bank.”
“The perinaeum, Fig. 3, Plate 50, is, for surgical purposes, described as divisible into two spaces (anterior and posterior) by a transverse line drawn from one tuber ischii, D, to the other, D, and crossing in front of the anus.”
“It's exactly this kind of divisible flag-waving, "patriotic" rhetoric that has gotten us in the mess we're in the first place, isn't it?”
“It's exactly this kind of divisible flag-waving, quote-on-quote "patriotic" rhetoric that has gotten us in the mess we're in the first place, isn't it?”
“Here we may say that the predicate used to describe to collective is 'divisible'; that is, it is applicable to the members of the collective taken singly.”
“Where there are "divisible" predicates, it seems to me as though we could follow the individualists in saying that to do so would bring about more precision.”
“It's the notion that one's public and private lives are divisible sort of like separation of church and state, and that one's privacy ought to be inviolable.”
““Jazmine, I will give you a number and you tell me if it is divisible by three, six, seven, or some of those, or none.””
“The issue with real estate is that a desk is not as divisible as, say, a dollar.”
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