Divisor Definition

dĭ-vīzər
divisors
noun
divisors
The number or quantity by which the dividend is divided to produce the quotient.
Webster's New World
A number used to divide another. In the equation 15 ÷ 3 = 5, 3 is the divisor.
American Heritage Science
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A number that Dow Jones & Company uses to compute the value of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). The value of the 30 DJIA stocks are divided by the divisor to arrive at the DJIA. The divisor changes as stock splits occur. The divisor is reported daily in the Wall Street Journal.
Webster's New World Finance
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divisor
Plural:
divisors

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