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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)

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.

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"."