HyperDic: partial

English > 5 senses of the word partial:
ADJECTIVEallpartialbeing or affecting only a part
allpartialshowing favoritism
allpartial, fond(followed by 'of' or 'to') having a strong preference or liking for
NOUNcognitionpartial, partial derivativethe derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
cognitionpartial, overtone, partial tonea harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
partial > pronunciation
Soundspaa'rshahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > partial: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeing or affecting only a part; not total.
Examples
  • "a partial description of the suspect"
  • "partial collapse"
  • "a partial eclipse"
  • "a partial monopoly"
  • "partial immunity"
Broaderincomplete, uncompletenot complete or total
Spanishparcial
Catalanparcial
Nounspartsomething less than the whole of a human artifact
partsomething determined in relation to something that includes it
partialnessthe state of being only a part
Adverbspartiallyin part
English > partial: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningshowing favoritism.
Narrowerbiased, colored, coloured, one-sided, slantedfavoring one person or side over another
See alsounfair, unjustnot fair
Oppositeimpartialshowing lack of favoritism
Spanishinjusto, parcial
Catalaninjust, parcial
Nounspartialityan inclination to favor / favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
English > partial: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(followed by 'of' or 'to') having a strong preference or liking for.
Example "partial to horror movies"
Synonymfond
Broaderinclined(often followed by 'to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency
English > partial: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant.
Synonympartial derivative
Broaderderived function, derivative, differential coefficient, differential, first derivativeThe result of mathematical differentiation
Spanishderivada parcial
Catalanderivada parcial
English > partial: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency.
Synonymsovertone, partial tone
BroaderharmonicA tone that is a component of a complex sound
Spanisharmónico, sobretono

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