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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dividing \Di*vid"ing\, a. That divides; separating; marking divisions; graduating. [1913 Webster] Dividing engine, a machine for graduating circles (as for astronomical instruments) or bars (as for scales); also, for spacing off and cutting teeth in wheels. Dividing sinker. (Knitting Mach.). See under Sinker. [1913 Webster]