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Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

Embellishment of a melodic line with additional, more rapid notes, found for example in repeats of strains in keyboard or lute music. Extemporizing divisions was an expected musical skill...

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division

Overview page. Subjects: Military History.

N.a group of army brigades or regiments: an infantry division.

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division

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. 1. the separation of an organ or tissue into parts by surgery. 2. see cell division.

1. the separation of an organ or tissue...

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divisions

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

(of courts)

Specialised benches within courts or tribunals dedicated to hearing matters of a particular type (e.g. the Commercial and Equity Division of a Supreme Court's Trial...

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division

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 11 words.

n.a group of army brigades or regiments: an infantry division.

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Division

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 185 words.

(1) The sign ÷ for division was introduced by John Pell (1611–85), the noted Cambridge mathematician, who became

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in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 18 words.

n. 1. the separation of an organ or tissue into parts by surgery. 2. see cell division.

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Division

Peter Dennis, Jeffrey Grey, Ewan Morris, Robin Prior and Jean Bou.

in The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 614 words.

A division is a military formation combining the necessary arms and services required for sustained independent operations, and is usually

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Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

Embellishment of a melodic line with additional, more rapid notes, found for example in repeats of strains in keyboard or lute music. Extemporizing divisions was an expected musical skill...

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division

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Biological Sciences.

A category used traditionally in the classification of plants that consists of one or several similar classes. An example is the Spermatophyta (seed-bearing plants). In modern...

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division

Overview page. Subjects: Accounting.

A part of an organization, usually an investment centre or profit centre, which, although ultimately responsible to head office, enjoys a degree of autonomy in terms of decisions. Divisions...

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