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The task is easily divisible into portions, so you always know exactly what fraction of the task is left.

The same is true for the National Archives, Office of Presidential Personnel and Office of Personnel Management who are buried in years easily divisible by four.

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Mathematicians want to understand the sizes of collections of vertices with other numeric properties in common — like large groups of vertices, none of which is connected to a number of other vertices that’s evenly divisible by 3 or 5.

You may recognize that they’re all prime — evenly divisible only by themselves and 1 — but these particular primes are even more unusual.

In this case, you can use the tricks you learned in school for determining if a number is divisible by a given digit.

It turns out that 60 is a wonderful number because it is divisible by one, two, three, four, five, and six.

The mere fact that it divides itself, or imparts itself to others, shows that it was already divisible before the division.

Every year of which the figure is divisible by four is a leap-year.

Still another pretty stitch, easily adjusted to any garment, is as follows: Chain a number of stitches divisible by 3, turn.

In Denmark the peat deposits of this age are divisible into five layers, characterised by different dominant forms of trees.

The largest dock is divisible by a central caisson so that four ships can be docked at one time.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to divisible, such as: breakable, detachable, dissoluble, dissolvable, distinct, and distinguishable.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.