Meaning of “dividers” in the English Dictionary

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"dividers" in British English

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dividersnoun [ plural ]

uk /dɪˈvaɪ.dəz/ us /dɪˈvaɪ.dɚz/ UK

a piece of equipment used in mathematics consisting of two parts that are joined at one end and have sharp points at the other, used for measuring lines and angles and for making marks to show positions along lines

(Definition of “dividers” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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