1. one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer;

- Example: "what are the 4 factors of 6?"

[syn:

2. the number by which a dividend is divided;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Divisor \Di*vi"sor\, n. [L., fr. dividere. See Divide.] (Math.) The number by which the dividend is divided. [1913 Webster] Common divisor. (Math.) See under Common, a. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

divisor n 1: one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer; "what are the 4 factors of 6?" [syn: divisor, factor] 2: the number by which a dividend is dividedThe Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

divisor A quantity that evenly divides another quantity. Unless otherwise stated, use of this term implies that the quantities involved are integers. (For non-integers, the more general term factor may be more appropriate.) Example: 3 is a divisor of 15. Example: 3 is not a divisor of 14. (1997-03-07)