Divisible Di*vis"i*ble, a. [L. divisibilis, fr. dividere: cf. F. divisible. See {Divide}.] Capable of being divided or separated. [1913 Webster]

Extended substance . . . is divisible into parts. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster]

{Divisible contract} (Law), a contract containing agreements one of which can be separated from the other.

{Divisible offense} (Law), an offense containing a lesser offense in one of a greater grade, so that on the latter there can be an acquittal, while on the former there can be a conviction. -- {Di*vis"i*ble*ness}, n. -- {Di*vis"i*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • divisibleness — n. ability to be separated or divided …   English contemporary dictionary

  • divisibleness — di·vis·i·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • divisibleness — noun see divisible * * * divisibilˈity or divisˈibleness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑divisible …   Useful english dictionary

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  • indivisibleness — in·divisibleness …   English syllables

  • divisible — /dəˈvɪzəbəl / (say duh vizuhbuhl) adjective capable of being divided. –divisibleness, noun –divisibly, adverb …  

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