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divide

Chiefly US and Canadian an area of relatively high ground separating drainage basins; watershed

divide

[də′vīd]
(geography)
A ridge or section of high ground between drainage systems.
(mathematics)
One object (integer, polynomial) divides another if their quotient is an object of the same type.
(science and technology)
A point or line of division.
References in classic literature ?
That's the way I went up, but I come back by crossing the divide, keeping along the crest several miles, and dropping down into Bonanza.
While all the time, day and night, the eyes of the tribe watched from the top of the divide.
While one of the watchers was on top of the divide, another man stole his wife, and he came down to fight.
It was bad to break up the tribe, for then the Meat-Eaters would come over the divide and kill them all.
And we forgot that we were hungry, and why we had grumbled, and were glad to be led by Tiger-Face over the divide, where we killed many Meat-Eaters and were content.
Whenever the people grumbled too loudly the Bug sang a new song, and Big-Fat said it was God's word that we should kill Meat- Eaters, and Tiger-Face led us over the divide to kill and be killed.
We had followed Tiger-Face too often over the divide and killed them.
The ease of deployment makes a strong case for Divide and it doesn't break the bank to deploy.
A few, including red hot pokers and peonies, hate being moved so only lift and divide them if you want to propagate them.
Keenly aware of Africa's many artificial divides, Nkrumah was determined to lead a revolution that would bridge those divides.
Tipperary acting manager Nessa Joyce said: "We divide races to help the industry and often we get calls from trainers days beforehand asking us to divide certain races when the number of entries are big.
It's best to divide plants either in the autumn, when the soil is still warm, or in spring, as new plants are starting to grow.