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DIVISIBLE. The susceptibility of being divided.
     2. A contract cannot, in general, be divided in such a manner that an action may be brought, or a right accrue, on a part of it. 2 Penna. R. 454. But some contracts are susceptible of division, as when a reversioner sells a part of the reversion to one man, and a part to another, each shall have an action for his share of the rent, which may accrue on a contract, to pay a particular rent to the reversioner. 3 Whart. 404; and see Apportionment. But when it is to do several things, at several times, an action will lie upon every default. 15 Pick. R. 409. See 1 Greenl. R. 316; 6 Mass. 344. See Entire.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A spokesman for Google, whose venture capital unit led the most recent financing round to Divide, did not wish to comment on the terms of the deal, the news agency said.
Young, newly planted grasses also hate sitting in the wet, heavy soil that so often prevails in winter, so don''t divide them until spring.
By next season, you should have an abundance of new plants if you lift and divide them in autumn or spring.
(If clumps are too large or heavy to move, divide them where they are.)
Recent reports claim that more affordable laptops, more computers in public schools and libraries and new cell phones and hand-held devices that connect to the Internet have contributed to closing the digital divide, according to The New York times.
While the racial/ cultural divide is always in the background, the action of the novel encompasses familiar and popular YA themes: new girl in school; romantic love; undue interference of a parent in a teen's life; jealousy of Jeff's former girlfriend; young Portia's awkward adjustments to middle school and first boyfriends.
This split formed two separate zygotes, which began to divide side by side.
GET THE LOOK Divide damp hair into four sections, securing each with a clip.
His use of inclusive language (though not for God), his concern that the church has fallen short in erasing the divide between male and female (Gal 3:28), and his concern for justice issues suggest progressiveness.
However, the strength of this book is his analysis of the social and economic relations in the South beyond the master-slave divide. Martin brilliantly shows that the system of slavery contained the elements for its own undoing through the triangular relationship between owners, hirers, and slaves and the divided mastery that hiring practices required.