from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The process of dividing one number by another without writing down all the steps, especially when the divisor is a single digit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the process of division when the operations are mentally performed and only the results written down; -- used principally when the divisor is not greater than ten or twelve.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the operation of division in which the sequence of steps is performed without writing them out
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