How to use Subdivide in a sentence

subdivide
  • Elwes we subdivide the whole subregion into a Himalo-Chinese, Indian and Malayan province.

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  • The tenant of a registered croft can apply to the Commission for consent to subdivide the croft into two or more parts.

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  • When acting on the findings in the report one approach is to subdivide Units on the basis of functional or managerial responsibility.

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  • When modeling the spread of HIV it is vital to subdivide the population by sexual orientation and drug use.

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  • Stone walls and treated timber log retainers were constructed throughout the garden, to create terraces and subdivide the space.

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  • If it is permissible to speak of the relations of living forms to one another metaphorically, the similitude chosen must undoubtedly be that of a common root, whence two main trunks, one representing the vegetable and one the animal world, spring; and, each dividing into a few main branches, these subdivide into multitudes of branchlets and these into smaller groups of twigs.

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  • In devising a system of ventilation it is customary to subdivide the workings so that the resistance to the ventilating current in each split shall be nearly equal, or so that the desired amount of air shall be circulated in each without undue use of regulating appliances which add to the friction and increase the cost of removing the air.

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  • To illustrate the method, suppose that we use the chordal area C1, and that the trapezette is in fact parabolic. The difference between C 1 and the true area is made up of a series of areas bounded by chords and arcs; this difference becoming less as we subdivide the figure into a greater number of strips.

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  • In India, as in many other countries, employers frequently subdivide their units.

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  • They again subdivide into the actions of national vessels, and the raids of the privateers.

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  • We have then the genus Larus, which ornithologists have attempted most unsuccessfully to subdivide.

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  • The petioles have a somewhat complex structure, the bundle often having, in transverse section, the form of an H; it has been proposed to subdivide the genus on the details of the petiolar structure.

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  • Similarly where multiplication has arisen out of the subdivision of a unit into smaller units, we can again subdivide these smaller units.

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  • The essential difficulty has been that none of them could subdivide the rapidly solidifying charge into the small balls which the workman dexterously forms by hand, and that if the charge is not thus subdivided but drawn as a single ball, the cinder cannot be squeezed out of it thoroughly enough.

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  • It is, however, impossible to subdivide the Sierra Madre into a northern and a volcanic chain; for the volcanoes are isolated by stretches of comparatively low countr y; at least thirteen considerable streams flow down between them, from the main watershed to the sea.

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  • It is perhaps safer to subdivide the Order into 6 Suborders (in the number of these following Benham, except in combining the Sabelliformia and Hermelliformia).

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  • The Hydromedusae are distinguished from the Scyphozoa chiefly by negative characters; they have no stomodaeum, that is, no ingrowth of ectoderm at the mouth to form an oesophagus; they have no mesenteries (radiating partitions) which incompletely subdivide the coelenteron; and they have no concentration of digestive cells into special organs.

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