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English noun: divider

1. divider (person) a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics


Broader (hypernym)systematist, taxonomer, taxonomist


2. divider (person) a person who separates something into parts or groups

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)subdivider

3. divider (artifact) a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)


Broader (hypernym)construction, structure

Narrower (hyponym)brattice, bulkhead, screen, wall

4. divider (artifact) a drafting instrument resembling a compass that is used for dividing lines into equal segments or for transferring measurements

Broader (hypernym)drafting instrument

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