partition

  • 1 partition — par·ti·tion /pär ti shən/ n: the severance voluntarily or by legal proceedings of common or undivided interests in property and esp. real property: division into severalty of property held jointly or in common or the sale of such property by a… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 partition — par‧ti‧tion [pɑːˈtɪʆn ǁ pər , pɑːr ] noun [countable] 1. a thin wall that divides one part of a large room from another, for example in an open plan office: • glass partitions 2. COMPUTING one of the parts that a computer’s memory, such as a… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Partition — Par*ti tion, n. [F. partition, L. partitio. See {Part}, v.] 1. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the partition of a kingdom. [1913 Webster] And good from bad find no partition. Shak …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Partition — Par*ti tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Partitioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Partitioning}.] 1. To divide into parts or shares; to divide and distribute; as, to partition an estate among various heirs. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide into distinct parts by lines …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Partition — (lat. partitio ‚Abschnitt, Teil‘), auch Partitionierung (‚Aufteilung‘), bezeichnet: die Landesteilung in der Politik in der Mengenlehre eine Unterteilung von Mengen, siehe Partition (Mengenlehre) die Unterteilung von Datenträgern, siehe Partition …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 partition — Partition. s. f. Terme d arithmetique. Division d un nombre par un autre. Regle de partition. Il signifie aussi une Composition de musique dont toutes les parties sont ensemble l une au dessous de l autre. A voir la partition de cette musique on… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 partition — [n] divider, division allotment, apportionment, barrier, detachment, disconnection, dissolution, distribution, disunion, dividing, hindrance, obstruction, parting, portion, rationing, rupture, screen, segregation, separation, severance, share,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 partition — ► NOUN 1) a structure dividing a space into parts, especially a light interior wall. 2) division into parts, especially the division of a country into self governing parts. ► VERB 1) divide into parts. 2) divide or separate (a room or part of a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 partition — [pär tish′ən] n. [ME particioune < L partitio] 1. a parting or being parted; division into parts; separation; apportionment 2. something that separates or divides, as an interior wall dividing one room from another 3. a part or section;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 Partition — (v. lat. Partitio), 1) Theilung; 2) so v.w. Division …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Partition [1] — Partition (lat.), Teilung, Einteilung. In der antiken Rhetorik heißt partitio das Zerlegen des Ganzen in seine Teile (oft von divisio, dem Zerlegen der Gattung in ihre Arten, noch unterschieden) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Partition [2] — Partition (franz., spr. tißjóng, auch Grande p.), die Partitur; P. de piano, Klavierauszug …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 13 Partition — Partitiōn (lat.), Teilung, Einteilung; partitīv, teilend; Partitīvum, Teilungswort …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 14 Partition — Partition, Theilung; partitiv, theilend; Partitivum, Wort, das eine Theilung ausdrückt …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 15 partition — 1. partition [ partisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • particion « division, partage » 1170; lat. partitio « partage », de partiri → 2. partir I ♦ Vx Division. ♢ Mod. Blas. Division de l écu par des lignes droites. II ♦ (angl. partition) Anglic. 1 ♦ Partage (d un… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 16 Partition — Generally, a partition is a splitting of something into parts. The term is used in a variety of senses: Law *Partition (law), to divide up a piece of land into separate portions representing the proportionate interests of the tenants. It may also …

    Wikipedia

  • 17 Partition — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « partition », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot « partition », dérivé du… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 partition — (par ti sion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action de diviser, de partager.    Terme de physique. Partition du baromètre, division que l on a faite en sept parties, entre le plus haut et le plus bas degré du mercure pour marquer les… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 partition — [[t]pɑː(r)tɪ̱ʃ(ə)n[/t]] partitions, partitioning, partitioned 1) N COUNT A partition is a wall or screen that separates one part of a room or vehicle from another. ...new offices divided only by glass partitions... Her taxicab has a thick perspex …

    English dictionary

  • 20 partition — I UK [pɑː(r)ˈtɪʃ(ə)n] / US [pɑrˈtɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms partition : singular partition plural partitions 1) [countable] a wall, screen, or piece of glass used to separate one area from another in a room or vehicle 2) [uncountable] the process of …

    English dictionary


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