Meaning of DIVIDER in English

DIVIDER

/ dɪˈvaɪdə(r); NAmE / noun

1.

[ C ] a thing that divides sth :

a room divider (= a screen or door that divides a room into two parts)

2.

dividers [ pl. ] an instrument made of two long thin metal parts joined together at the top, used for measuring lines and angles :

a pair of dividers

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