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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 ?
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.
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.
Keenly aware of Africa's many artificial divides, Nkrumah was determined to lead a revolution that would bridge those divides.
Meade acknowledged that lower-grade handicaps might be dealt with differently as he added: "It's a Catch 22 situation with us too as we want to get divides in certain cases.
Volume I offers an overview of the digital divide and regional and country cases, then discusses digital divides related to disabilities, gender, ethnicity, and broadband access.
The Queen's University team will visit the no-go area that divides Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus.
5 : to branch off : fork <The road divides here.