Definitions of partition

  1. To divide into parts or shares; to divide and distribute; as, to partition an estate among various heirs.
  2. To divide into distinct parts by lines, walls, etc.; as, to partition a house.
  3. To divide into shares; divide by walls.
  4. To divide into shares: to divide into parts by walls.
  5. To divide into shares; separate by a partition.
  6. To separate into parts; divide.
  7. divide into parts, pieces, or sections; " The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"
  8. separate or apportion into sections; " partition a room off"
  9. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the partition of a kingdom.
  10. The servance of common or undivided interests, particularly in real estate. It may be effected by consent of parties, or by compulsion of law.
  11. To divide into parts or shares.
  12. To divide into distinct parts; to separate by a partition.
  13. ( computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit
  14. That which divides or separates; that by which different things, or distinct parts of the same thing, are separated; separating boundary; dividing line or space; specifically, an interior wall dividing one part or apartment of a house, an inclosure, or the like, from another; as, a brick partition; lath and plaster partitions.
  15. The act of dividing or state of being divided; separation; distribution; a dividing wall; a section or division.
  16. Act of parting or dividing: state of being divided: separate part: that which divides: a wall between apartments: the place where separation is made.
  17. Act of dividing; separating wall.
  18. Division.
  19. A dividing line; separating wall.
  20. Division; separation; that by which things are separated; a separate part.
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