indivisible

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From Middle French indivisible, from Late Latin indivisibilis

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indivisible (not comparable)

  1. Incapable of being divided; atomic.
    • Dryden
      One indivisible point of time.
  2. (arithmetic) Incapable of being divided by a specific integer without leaving a remainder.

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Noun[edit]

indivisible (plural indivisibles)

  1. That which cannot be divided or split.
    • Joseph Glanvill
      The composition of Bodies, whether it be of Divisibles or Indivisibles, is a question which must be rank'd with the Indissolvibles []
    • Digby
      By atom, nobody will imagine we intend to express a perfect indivisible, but only the least sort of natural bodies.
  2. (geometry) An infinitely small quantity which is assumed to admit of no further division.

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indivisible (masculine and feminine, plural indivisibles)

  1. indivisible

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Middle French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

indivisible m, f (plural indivisibles)

  1. indivisible

Spanish[edit]

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indivisible m, f (plural indivisibles)

  1. indivisible

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