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Divisible \Di*vis"i*ble\, a. [L. divisibilis, fr. dividere: cf. F. divisible. See Divide.] Capable of being divided or separated.

Extended substance . . . is divisible into parts.
--Sir W. Hamilton.

Divisible contract (Law), a contract containing agreements one of which can be separated from the other.

Divisible offense (Law), an offense containing a lesser offense in one of a greater grade, so that on the latter there can be an acquittal, while on the former there can be a conviction. -- Di*vis"i*ble*ness, n. -- Di*vis"i*bly, adv.


n. The quality of being divisible.