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divider (n.)

1520s, "one who deals out shares to each," agent noun from divide (v.). Sense of "one who or that which separates into parts" is from 1590s; specifically, "partition or screen," especially in a room, from 1959. Sense of "one who disunites or keeps apart" is from 1640s.

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Definitions of divider

divider (n.)
a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics;
Synonyms: splitter
divider (n.)
a person who separates something into parts or groups;
divider (n.)
a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another);
Synonyms: partition
divider (n.)
a drafting instrument resembling a compass that is used for dividing lines into equal segments or for transferring measurements;
From wordnet.princeton.edu