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Pronunciation:  `indu'vizubul

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  impossible of undergoing division; "an indivisible union of states"; "one nation indivisible"

INDIVISIBLE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: indiscrete, indivisible by(p), inseparable, undividable
 Antonyms: divisible



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \In`di*vis"i*ble\, a. [L. indivisibilis: cf. F.
    indivisible. See {In-} not, and {Divisible}.]
    1. Not divisible; incapable of being divided, separated, or
       broken; not separable into parts. ``One indivisible point
       of time.'' --Dryden.
    2. (Math.) Not capable of exact division, as one quantity by
       another; incommensurable.
  2. \In`di*vis"i*ble\, n.
    1. That which is indivisible.
             By atom, nobody will imagine we intend to express a
             perfect indivisible, but only the least sort of
             natural bodies.                       --Digby.
    2. (Geom.) An infinitely small quantity which is assumed to
       admit of no further division.
    {Method of indivisibles}, a kind of calculus, formerly in
       use, in which lines were considered as made up of an
       infinite number of points; surfaces, as made up of an
       infinite number of lines; and volumes, as made up of an
       infinite number of surfaces.
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