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1. The act of subdividing, or separating a part into smaller parts.

2. A part of a thing made by subdividing. In the decimal table, the subdivision of the cubit, as span, palm, and digit, are deduced from the shorter cubit. (Arbuthnot)

Origin: L. Subdivisio: cf. F. Subdivision.

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