Pronunciation: (di-vī'dur), [key]
1. a person or thing that divides.
2. dividers,a pair of compasses, as used for dividing lines, measuring, etc.
3. a partition between two areas or dividing one area into two, as a piece of cardboard in a box or a bookcase jutting out from a wall.
4. See room divider.
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