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  Definition of Partition
  1. the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
  2. a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
  3. (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit
  4. separate or apportion into sections; "partition a room off"
  5. divide into parts, pieces, or sections; "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"
Similar Words: division, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation, divider, zone, partition off

 

Hyponyms: subdivision, septation, zoning, brattice, bulkhead, screen, wall, screen off, separate off, pound, pound off

 

Derivational Morphology: sectionalize, sectionalise, segment, section, partition off, zone, separate, divide, split, split up, dissever, carve up, divider, division, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation, partitionist

 

Anagrams: pronation, proration, iron trap, apportion

 

 
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