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Definition of "partition" []

  • The act or process of dividing something into parts. (noun)
  • The state of being so divided. (noun)
  • Something that divides or separates, as a wall dividing one room or cubicle from another. (noun)
  • A wall, septum, or other separating membrane in an organism. (noun)
  • A part or section into which something has been divided. (noun)
  • A division into parts; separation (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something that separates, such as a large screen dividing a room in two (noun)
  • A part or share (noun)
  • A division of a country into two or more separate nations (noun)
  • A division of property, esp realty, among joint owners (noun)
  • Any of the ways by which an integer can be expressed as a sum of integers (noun)
  • The division of a class into a number of disjoint and exhaustive subclasses (noun)
  • Such a set of subclasses (noun)
  • A structure that divides or separates (noun)
  • The second part of a speech where the chief lines of thought are announced (noun)
  • To separate or apportion into sections (verb)
  • To divide (a country) into two or more separate nations (verb)
  • To divide (property, esp realty) among joint owners, by dividing either the property itself or the proceeds of sale (verb)

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Use "partition" in a sentence
  • "The system partition is set up by copying a simple set of Boot Configuration Data (BCD) files to an existing empty partition。"
  • "For example; partitioning - > drive - > partitions - > partition as $partition) {$partition - > create = "false"; if ($partition - > mount = = "/ local") $partition - > format = "false";} header ( 'Content-Type: text / xml'); print $data - > asXML ();?"
  • "In addition to just being a good practice in general this partition is the "resale value of the laptop"."