Sub`di*vi"sion (?), n. [L. subdivisio: cf. F. subdivision.]

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.

 

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