# Emily Dickinson Lexicon

## Definition for DE-NOM'IN-A-TOR

DE-NOM'IN-A-TIVE-LYDE-NOT'A-BLE

DE-NOM'IN-A-TOR, n.

- He that gives a name.
- In arithmetic, that number placed below the line in vulgar fractions, which shows into how many parts the integer is divided. Thus in 3/5, 5 is the denominator, showing that the integer is divided into five parts; and the numerator 3 shows how many parts are taken, that is, three fifths.

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