# Definition of Partial. Meaning of Partial. Synonyms of Partial

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## Definition of Partial

Partial
Partial Par"tial, a. [F., fr. LL. partials, fr. L. pars, gen. partis, a part; cf. (for sense 1) F. partiel. See Part, n.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial eclipse of the moon. Partial dissolutions of the earth.' --T. Burnet. 2. Inclined to favor one party in a cause, or one side of a question, more then the other; baised; not indifferent; as, a judge should not be partial. Ye have been partial in the law. --Mal. ii. 9. 3. Having a predelection for; inclined to favor unreasonably; foolishly fond. A partial parent.' --Pope. Not partial to an ostentatious display. --Sir W. Scott. 4. (Bot.) Pertaining to a subordinate portion; as, a compound umbel is made up of a several partial umbels; a leaflet is often supported by a partial petiole. Partial differentials, Partial differential coefficients, Partial differentiation, etc. (of a function of two or more variables), the differentials, differential coefficients, differentiation etc., of the function, upon the hypothesis that some of the variables are for the time constant. Partial fractions (Alg.), fractions whose sum equals a given fraction. Partial tones (Music), the simple tones which in combination form an ordinary tone; the overtones, or harmonics, which, blending with a fundamental tone, cause its special quality of sound, or timbre, or tone color. See, also, Tone.

## Meaning of Partial from wikipedia

- Partial may refer to: Partial derivative, derivative with respect to one of several variables of a function, with the other variables held constant ∂...
- {\partial ^{2}f}{\partial y\,\partial x}}={\frac {\partial }{\partial y}}\left({\frac {\partial f}{\partial x}}\right)=(f_{x})_{y}=f_{xy}=\partial _{yx}f=\partial...
- Partialism is ****ual interest with an exclusive focus on a specific part of the body other than genitals. Partialism is categorized as a fetishistic disorder...
- In a mixture of gases, each constituent gas has a partial pressure which is the notional pressure of that constituent gas if it alone occupied the entire...
- the ordering. The relation itself is called a "partial order." The word partial in the names "partial order" and "partially ordered set" is used as an...
- In pharmacology, partial agonists are drugs that bind to and activate a given receptor, but have only partial efficacy at the receptor relative to a full...
- In mathematics, a partial differential equation (PDE) is an equation which imposes relations between the various partial derivatives of a multivariable...
- a total eclipse, the disk of the Sun is fully obscured by the Moon. In partial and annular eclipses, only part of the Sun is obscured. If the Moon were...
- In mathematics, a partial function f from a set X to a set Y is a function from a subset S of X (possibly X itself) to Y. The subset S, that is, the domain...
- Partial hospitalization, also known as PHP (partial hospitalization program), is a type of program used to treat mental illness and substance abuse. In...