Definition of Partition. Meaning of Partition. Synonyms of Partition

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Definition of Partition

Partition
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. 2. To divide into distinct parts by lines, walls, etc.; as, to partition a house. Uniform without, though severally partitioned within. --Bacon.
Partition
Partition Par*ti"tion, n. [F. partition, L. partitio. See Part, v.] 1. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the partition of a kingdom. And good from bad find no partition. --Shak. 2. 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. No sight could pass Betwixt the nice partitions of the grass. --Dryden. 3. A part divided off by walls; an apartment; a compartment. [R.] ``Lodged in a small partition.' --Milton. 4. (Law.) The servance of common or undivided interests, particularly in real estate. It may be effected by consent of parties, or by compulsion of law. 5. (Mus.) A score. Partition of numbers (Math.), the resolution of integers into parts subject to given conditions. --Brande & C.

Meaning of Partition from wikipedia

- Partition may refer to: Disk partitioning, the division of a hard disk drive Memory partition, a subdivision of a computer's memory, usually for use by...
- The partition of India in 1947 eventually accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India and ****stan. The Dominion of India became the...
- The Partitions of Poland were three partitions of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth that took place toward the end of the 18th century and ended the existence...
- In number theory and combinatorics, a partition of a positive integer n, also called an integer partition, is a way of writing n as a sum of positive...
- The system partition and the boot partition (also known as the system volume and the boot volume) are computing terms for disk partitions of a hard disk...
- The EFI (Extensible Firmware Interface) system partition or ESP is a partition on a data storage device (usually a hard disk drive or solid-state drive)...
- In the physical sciences, a partition coefficient (P) or distribution coefficient (D) is the ratio of concentrations of a compound in a mixture of two...
- A partition is a division of a logical database or its constituent elements into distinct independent parts. Database partitioning is normally done for...
- defines a partition of this set, and every partition defines an equivalence relation. A set equipped with an equivalence relation or a partition is sometimes...
- describing the partitions on that disk. The terms partition table and partition map are most commonly ****ociated with the MBR partition table of a Master...
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