HyperDic: partition

English > 6 senses of the word partition:
NOUNartifactpartition, dividera vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
quantitypartition(computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit
bodypartition(anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism
actpartition, division, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisationthe act of dividing or partitioning
VERBcontactpartition, partition offdivide into parts, pieces, or sections
changepartition, zoneseparate or apportion into sections
partition > pronunciation
Soundspaartih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > partition: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another).
Synonymdivider
NarrowerbratticeA partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine
bulkheadA partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments
screenpartition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space
wallAn architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishdivisor, partición, separador
Catalanseparador
Verbspartitionseparate or apportion into sections
partitiondivide into parts, pieces, or sections
English > partition: 6 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning(computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit.
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broadercomputer memory unitA unit for measuring computer memory
Spanishpartición de disco, partición
Catalanpartició de disc, partició
English > partition: 6 senses > noun 3, body
Meaning(anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism.
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Narrowerseptum(anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
English > partition: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart.
Synonymsdivision, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation
NarrowerseptationThe division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum
subdivisionThe act of subdividing / subdividing
zoningdividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
BroaderseparationThe act of dividing or disconnecting
Spanishdivisión, fragmentación, partición, partija, segmentación, subdivisión
Catalandivisió, fragmentació, partició, segmentació, subdivisió
Adjectivespartitiveindicating or characterized by or serving to create partition or division into parts
Nounspartitionistan advocate of partitioning a country
Verbspartitionseparate or apportion into sections
partitiondivide into parts, pieces, or sections
English > partition: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningdivide into parts, pieces, or sections.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"
Synonympartition off
Narrowerpound, pound offpartition off into compartments
Broaderseparate, divide, partcome apart
Spanishdividir, particionar, partir
Catalanpartir
Nounspartition, partitioningthe act of dividing or partitioning
partitiona vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
partitionistan advocate of partitioning a country
English > partition: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningseparate or apportion into sections.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"partition a room off"
Synonymzone
Narrowerscreen off, separate offpartition by means of a divider, such as a screen
Broaderseparate, dividemake a division or separation
Catalanpartir, subdividir
Nounspartition, partitioningthe act of dividing or partitioning
partitiona vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)

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