div

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See also: div., Div., and div-

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div

  1. A Roman numeral representing five hundred and four (504).

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Short for division.

Noun[edit]

div ‎(plural divs)

  1. (mathematics, computing) a function, implemented in many programming languages, that returns the result of a division of two integers
  2. (web design) A section of a web page, or the div HTML element which represents it in computer code.
  3. (Britain, Eton College, school slang) A division; a lesson.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Short for divergence.

Noun[edit]

div

  1. (vector calculus) short for divergence; a kind of differential operator
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Etymology 3[edit]

Short for divinity.

Noun[edit]

div ‎(uncountable)

  1. (Britain, uncountable, slang) Divinity, as a school subject.
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Etymology 4[edit]

UK 1980's. Clipping of divvy(a foolish person).

Noun[edit]

div ‎(plural divs)

  1. (Britain, slang) A foolish person; an idiot.
    • 2012, Caitlin Moran, Moranthology, Ebury Press 2012, p. 13:
      Too many commentators are quick to accuse their enemies of being evil. It's far, far more effective to point out that they're acting like divs instead.

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Breton[edit]

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div f ‎(masculine form daou)

  1. (cardinal) two

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  • (cardinal number): Previous: unan. Next: teir

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *divъ, probably from Proto-Balto-Slavic *deiwas, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *deywós(god). Compare Polish dziw, Russian ди́во(dívo).

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Noun[edit]

div m

  1. wonder

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  • div in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • div in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Scots[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae div

  1. (auxiliary) Form of tae dae used in the east of Scotland as an auxiliary. Nowadays most often found in Aberdeenshire, Angus, Moray, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders.
    A div agree wi ye.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Ottoman Turkish دیو(div), from Persian دیو(div).

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dȉv m ‎(Cyrillic spelling ди̏в)

  1. giant

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Swedish[edit]

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div

  1. div; the divergence operator