Definitions for denominatordɪˈnɒm əˌneɪ tər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•nom•i•na•tordɪˈnɒm əˌneɪ tər(n.)

  1. the term of a fraction, usu. written under or after the line, that indicates the number of equal parts into which the unit is divided; divisor.

    Category: Math

    Ref: Compare numerator (def. 1). 1

  2. something held in common; standard.

Origin of denominator:

1535–45; < ML

Princeton's WordNet

  1. denominator(noun)

    the divisor of a fraction

Wiktionary

  1. denominator(Noun)

    The number or expression written below the line in a fraction (thus 2 in ).

  2. Origin: From denominator.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Denominator(noun)

    one who, or that which, gives a name; origin or source of a name

  2. Denominator(noun)

    that number placed below the line in vulgar fractions which shows into how many parts the integer or unit is divided

  3. Denominator(noun)

    that part of any expression under a fractional form which is situated below the horizontal line signifying division

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