"division" in the noun sense
an army unit large enough to sustain combat
"two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
2. part, section, division
one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
"the written part of the exam"
"the finance section of the company"
"the BBC's engineering division"
the act or process of dividing
an administrative unit in government or business
5. division, variance
discord that splits a group
6. class, division
a league ranked by quality
"he played baseball in class D for two years"
"Princeton is in the NCAA Division 1-AA"
biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category
botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
9. division, air division
a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings
10. division, naval division
a group of ships of similar type
an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication the quotient of two numbers is computed
12. division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation
the act of dividing or partitioning separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
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