Meaning of DIVISOR in English

DIVISOR

/di vuy"zeuhr/ , n. Math.

1. a number by which another number, the dividend, is divided.

2. a number contained in another given number a certain integral number of times, without a remainder.

[ 1425-75; late ME divisor, one who divides, equiv. to divid- (var. s. of dividere to DIVIDE) + -tor -TOR ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .