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Definition 1: the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for partition in the sense of this definition

(partition is a kind of ...) the act of dividing or disconnecting

(... is a kind of partition ) the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided

(... is a kind of partition ) the division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum

(... is a kind of partition ) dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc

Definition 2: a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for partition in the sense of this definition

(partition is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of partition ) a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine

(... is a kind of partition ) a partition that divides a ship or plane into compartments

(... is a kind of partition ) partition consisting of a decorative frame or panel that serves to divide a space

(... is a kind of partition ) an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure

"the south wall had a small window" "the walls were covered with pictures"

Definition 3: (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism - [noun denoting body]

(partition is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is a kind of partition ) (anatomy) a dividing partition between two tissues or cavities

(partition belongs to category ...) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Definition 4: (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit - [noun denoting quantity]

(partition is a kind of ...) a unit for measuring computer memory

(partition belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 5: separate or apportion into sections - [verb of change]

Samples where partition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • partition a room off

Synonyms for partition in the sense of this definition

(partition is a kind of ...) make a division or separation

(... is a kind of partition ) partition by means of a divider, such as a screen

"screen off this part of the room"

Definition 6: divide into parts, pieces, or sections - [verb of contact]

Samples where partition or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British

Synonyms for partition in the sense of this definition

(partition is a kind of ...) come apart

"The two pieces that we had glued separated"

(... is a kind of partition ) partition off into compartments

"The locks pound the water of the canal"

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