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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French indivisible, from Late Latin indivisibilis

AdjectiveEdit

indivisible (not comparable)

  1. Incapable of being divided; atomic.
    • Dryden
      one indivisible point of time
  2. (arithmetic) Incapable of being divided by a specific integer without leaving a remainder.

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NounEdit

indivisible (plural indivisibles)

  1. That which cannot be divided or split.
    • Joseph Glanvill
      The composition of Bodies, whether it be of Divisibles or Indivisibles, is a question which must be rank'd with the Indissolvibles []
    • Digby
      By atom, nobody will imagine we intend to express a perfect indivisible, but only the least sort of natural bodies.
  2. (geometry) An infinitely small quantity which is assumed to admit of no further division.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.di.vi.zibl/
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AdjectiveEdit

indivisible (plural indivisibles)

  1. indivisible

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indivisible m or f (plural indivisibles)

  1. indivisible

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AdjectiveEdit

indivisible (plural indivisibles)

  1. indivisible

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