1. [ noun ] a person who separates something into parts or groups
Related terms: person subdivider divide
2. [ noun ] (biology) a taxonomist who classifies organisms into many groups on the basis of relatively minor characteristics
Synonyms: splitter
Related terms: lumper systematist divide
3. [ noun ] a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
Synonyms: partition
Related terms: structure wall brattice bulkhead screen separate partition
Similar spelling:   dividers