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  • divide into distinct portions — index partition Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • divide — I. verb (divided; dividing) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin dividere, from dis + videre to separate more at widow Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. to separate into two or more parts, areas, or groups < divide the city into wa …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • divide — verb 1》 separate or be separated into parts.     ↘(usu. divide something between) separate into portions and share out.     ↘form a boundary between. 2》 disagree or cause to disagree. 3》 Mathematics find how many times (a number) contains another …   English new terms dictionary

  • divide something between — separate into portions and share out. → divide …   English new terms dictionary

  • portions — por·tion || pÉ”rʃn / pɔː n. part, piece; serving of food; allotment, allocation; dowry v. divide into parts, partition; allocate, allot, ration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • divide — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. separate; partition, allot, assign; split [up], part; distribute, share; divvy (sl.). See apportionment, disjunction. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To separate by parting] Syn. separate, part, cut up,… …   English dictionary for students

  • To cut into — Cut Cut (k[u^]t), v. i. 1. To do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well. [1913 Webster] 2. To admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument. [1913 Webster] Panels of white wood that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great Divide Mountain Bike Route — The Great Divide Mountain Bike Route is a bicycle route especially designed for mountain biking. It traverses an extended portion of the Rocky Mountains of North America, stretching from Banff, Alberta, Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico on the …   Wikipedia

  • partition — par·ti·tion /pär ti shən/ n: the severance voluntarily or by legal proceedings of common or undivided interests in property and esp. real property: division into severalty of property held jointly or in common or the sale of such property by a… …   Law dictionary

  • Cut — (k[u^]t), v. i. 1. To do the work of an edged tool; to serve in dividing or gashing; as, a knife cuts well. [1913 Webster] 2. To admit of incision or severance; to yield to a cutting instrument. [1913 Webster] Panels of white wood that cuts like… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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