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- division, partition, distribution.
- (music) instrumental improvisation, instrumental solo (often introducing a vocal solo or a modulation to another makam, or mode).
- dividing up.
- (mathematics) division, division sign.
- place containing a reservoir from which water is distributed to various parts of a city.
- (punctuation) slash mark, slash, diagonal, virgule.
- Signell, Karl. Makam: Modal Practice in Turkish Art Music. Usul Publications, 2005.