from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Capable of being divided, especially with no remainder: 15 is divisible by 3 and 5.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Capable of being divided or split.
- adj. Of an integer, that, when divided by another integer, leaves no remainder.
- n. Any substance that can be divided.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being divided or separated.
- n. A divisible substance.
from The 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being or liable to be divided or separated
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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