# Definify.com

## Inˊdi-vis′i-ble

,
[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.

## Inˊdi-vis′i-ble

,
Noun.
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.

## INDIVIS'IBLE

,
s as z. [in and divisible. See Divide.]
That cannot be divided, separated or broken; not separable into parts. Perhaps the particles of matter, however small, cannot be considered as indivisible. The mind or soul must be indivisible. A mathematical point is indivisible.

## INDIVIS'IBLE

,
Noun.
In geometry, indivisibles are the elements or principles into which a body or figure may be resolved; elements infinitely small.

# indivisible

## English

indivisible (not comparable)

1. Incapable of being divided; atomic.
• Dryden
One indivisible point of time.
2. (arithmetic) Incapable of being divided by a specific integer without leaving a remainder.

### Noun

indivisible (plural indivisibles)

1. That which cannot be divided or split.
• Joseph Glanvill
The composition of Bodies, whether it be of Divisibles or Indivisibles, is a question which must be rank'd with the Indissolvibles []
• Digby
By atom, nobody will imagine we intend to express a perfect indivisible, but only the least sort of natural bodies.
2. (geometry) An infinitely small quantity which is assumed to admit of no further division.

## French

### Pronunciation

indivisible m, f (plural indivisibles)

1. indivisible

## Middle French

indivisible m, f (plural indivisibles)

1. indivisible