Origin of divisibleMiddle English from Late Latin divisibilis
- Because the number 6 can be broken down into 2x3, the number six is an example of a divisible number.
- A piece of pie that can be cut up into 8 pieces is an example of something that isdivisible.
The definition of divisible is something that can be broken up into pieces.
Capable of being divided, especially with no remainder: 15 is divisible by 3 and 5.
- di·vis′i·bil′i·ty di·vis′i·ble·ness
- Any substance that can be divided.
Old French, from Latin divisibilis, from the verb divido.
- This is divisible into the districts of Samaria and Judaea.
- This latter, which is his "capital," is divisible into the two classes of "fixed" and "circulating."
- Therefore, if (n-i) 1P+11 is divisible by (p+I)!, 'n 1P+11 is divisible b y (p +i) !.
- The white population is broadly divisible into the British and Dutch elements, the percentage of other whites in 1904 being but 8.6.
- Solutions of colloids in solvents such as water and alcohol seem to be divisible into two classes.