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Definition of "divider" []

  • One that divides, especially a screen or other partition. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A highway median strip. (noun)
  • A device resembling a compass, used for dividing lines and transferring measurements. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "divider" in a sentence
  • "I think the divider is clearly Hillary, she is tearing us apart w/no hope to win this nominee ..."
  • "He and I and lasirenadolce wound up at an extremely plain-spoken diner, where despite the place's complete lack of character we heard words like "counterfactual" drifting across the divider from the diners on the other side."
  • "To trash Bush as the divider is simply disingenous."