Partition Par*ti"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Partitioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Partitioning}.] 1. To divide into parts or shares; to divide and distribute; as, to partition an estate among various heirs. [1913 Webster]

2. To divide into distinct parts by lines, walls, etc.; as, to partition a house. [1913 Webster]

Uniform without, though severally partitioned within. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • partitioned — adj. Divided into partitions. Syn: partitioned off. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • partitioned — index bipartite, disconnected, disjunctive (tending to disjoin) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • partitioned — adjective Having partitions. (Often construed with into.) …   Wiktionary

  • partitioned — Synonyms and related words: apart, asunder, bipartite, dichotomous, discontinuous, discrete, distinct, divergent, in two, incoherent, insular, mural, noncohesive, parietal, separate, septal, unassociated, unattached, unattended, unconnected,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • partitioned — pÉ‘r tɪʃnd /pɑː t adj. divided, segmented, cut into fragments; screened off, separated with a divider par·ti·tion || pÉ‘r tɪʃn /pɑː t n. divider; act of dividing; segment, section; division of the storage area of a hard disk (Computers) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • partitioned — par·ti·tioned …   English syllables

  • partitioned — shənd adjective : furnished with or separated by partitions …   Useful english dictionary

  • partitioned space — index chamber (compartment) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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