- Divider Di*vid"er, n.
1. One who, or that which, divides; that which separates
anything into parts.
2. One who deals out to each his share. [1913 Webster]
Who made me a judge or a divider over you? --Luke xii. 14. [1913 Webster]
3. One who, or that which, causes division. [1913 Webster]
Hate is of all things the mightiest divider. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
Money, the great divider of the world. --Swift. [1913 Webster]
Note: The structure may be a wall with an opening in it to allow seeing one part of the room from the other. This term is also used to designate a semitransparent curtain formed by hanging multiple strings of various materials from a ceiling, intended to visually partition a room without inhibiting passage between the partitions
Syn: partition, room divider. [WordNet 1.5 PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.