divisible

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Old French, from Latin divisibilis, from the verb divido.

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divisible (not comparable)

  1. Capable of being divided or split.
  2. (arithmetic) Of an integer, that, when divided by another integer, leaves no remainder.
    12 is divisible by 3.

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divisible (plural divisibles)

  1. Any substance that can be divided.
    • Joseph Glanvill
      The composition of Bodies, whether it be of Divisibles or Indivisibles, is a question which must be rank'd with the Indissolvibles []

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin divisibilis, from the verb divido.

Adjective[edit]

divisible (masculine and feminine, plural divisibles)

  1. divisible

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