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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.
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He said: "The HRI board at its last meeting agreed that in future the value of maiden races for both Flat and hurdling won't be reduced at all given their high quality and the difficulty of winning such a race, but a 20 per cent reduction will continue to be applied when lower quality handicaps are divided.
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