division sign

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division sign

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

division sign

[di′vizh·ən ‚sīn]
(mathematics)
The symbol ÷, used to indicate division.
The diagonal /, used to indicate a fraction.
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Where the latter form of edition would use the obelus and a note to take the reader to possible improvements, Vollmann, on the relatively rare occasions when he departs from B, uses italics and angle-brackets to mark such departures.