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Synonyms for partition

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a solid structure that encloses an area or separates one area from another

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to make a division into parts, sections, or branches

to separate with or as if with a wall

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a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)

(computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit

(anatomy) a structure that separates areas in an organism

divide into parts, pieces, or sections

separate or apportion into sections

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For banks, the company has also developed a Firefox-based secure browser which can be stored on the CD-Rom memory disk partition of the DIGIPASS Key 200 and DIGIPASS Key 860.
Convert OS hard disk partition from primary to logical and vice versa.
Though most will allow alterations of disk partition tables, they fail to understand more advanced and increasingly common disk configuration tools such as the Logical Volume Manager (LVM) or Software RAID (meta-disks).
First and foremost was the ability to format hard disk partitions larger than 32 megabytes.
As with all Penguin Computing Systems, the Altus 140 is built to order on the website, specifically tailored to a customer's needs from component options to disk partition sizes and RAID configuration.
Now the system snapshot making is the most stable ever: backing up a disk partition or entire drive requires no shutting down computer processes or apps.
Exanodes software can be installed on a wide range of hardware and application servers and can use every type of block device currently on the market (disk, disk partition, RAM disk, Solid State Disk, RAID, external DAS).
As the utility evolved, it gained the best Windows-style interface can give, built-in apps for complex data protection (a disk partition editor and even handy antivirus), and other awesome features.
Designed to be the safest and most reliable partition solution available, the software offers unmatched compatibility with server hardware and software combined with comprehensive disk partition, backup and recovery options and advanced tools to prevent data loss.
The software brings the widest ever range of options for disk imaging and provides tools for file recovery, disk partition editing, and antivirus protection.
Since drive image backups are copies of the actual physical disk partition and work directly with the physical device, it is not possible to selectively restore specific files or folders.