from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A process of division in arithmetic, usually used when the divisor is a large number, in which each step of the division is written out.
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- n. A procedure for dividing multidigit numbers, breaking down the division into a series of easier steps.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the process of division when the operations are mostly written down.
- adj. See Division.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the operation of division in which the sequence of steps are indicated in detail
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