• Div


    • Rhymes: -ɪv

    Full definition of div



    (plural divs)
    1. (mathematics, computing) a function, implemented in many programming languages, that returns the result of a division of two integers
    2. (vector calculus) short for divergence; a kind of differential operator
    3. (slang) A foolish person; an idiot.
      • 2012, Caitlin Moran, Moranthology, Ebury Press 2012, p. 13:Too many commentators are quick to accuse their enemies of being evil. It's far, far more effective to point out that they're acting like divs instead.
    4. (web design) A section of a web page, or the div HTML element which represents it in computer code.
    5. (UK) divinity, mainly used by schoolchildren.
    6. (UK, Eton College, slang) A division; a lesson.

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