division sign

division sign

noun Arithmetic.
the symbol (÷) or (/) placed between two expressions and denoting division of the first by the second.

Origin:
1930–35

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division sign
 
n
the symbol ÷, placed between the dividend and the divisor to indicate division, as in 12 ÷ 6 = 2

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