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    partition - Dictionary definition and meaning for word partition

    Definition
    (noun) a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
    Synonyms : divider
    Definition
    (noun) (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit Definition
    (noun) (anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism Definition
    (noun) the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart Definition
    (verb) divide into parts, pieces, or sections
    Synonyms : partition off
    Example Sentence
    • The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British
    Definition
    (verb) separate or apportion into sections
    Synonyms : zone
    Example Sentence
    • partition a room off
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