Pronunciation: (di-vī'dur),[key] —n. 1. a person or thing that divides.
2. dividers,a pair of compasses, as used for dividing lines, measuring, etc.
3. a partition between two areas or dividing one area into two, as a piece of cardboard in a box or a bookcase jutting out from a wall.
4. See room divider. 5. Mining.bunton.