Word forms: dividers
COBUILD Advanced British English Dictionary1. countable nounA divider is something which forms a barrier between two areas or sets of things. ⇒ A curtain acted as a divider between this class and another. ⇒ ...room dividers.2. plural noun [oft a pair of N]Dividers are an instrument used for measuring lines and for marking points along them. Dividers consist of two pointed arms joined with a hinge.