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divider (dɪˈvaɪdə Pronunciation for divider



  1. Also called: room divider. a screen or piece of furniture placed so as to divide a room into separate areas
  2. a person or thing that divides
  3. (electronics) an electrical circuit with an output that is a well-defined fraction of the given input   ⇒ a voltage divider

Example Sentences Including 'divider'

If you want to combine a practical storage solution with a room divider , then open shelving is ideal.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Kagg had a nifty graph plastered on the glass divider wall, progress stripped in with coloured tape.
Terman, Douglas Cormorant
The bandit hit the accelerator, smashing the car into a tram safety divider , which flipped the taxi on to its roof.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2005)
Thermistors are used in a potential divider to become a temperature sensing circuit.
Chapman, C. & Horsley, M. & Small, E. Technology Basic Facts
They got in the back and Shelley pressed the button to raise the glass divider , blocking Varley off.
Higgins, Jack A Season in Hell
This time an equal number of shrimps drifted into each side of the divider.
New Scientist (1998)
This time, however, the divider had been drawn across the large room, making two smaller ones.
Fraser, Anthea The Gospel Makers
When Bush won in 2000, he promised to be a uniter, not a divider , yet he set about doing the complete opposite.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)


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