partition


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Synonyms for partition

Synonyms for partition

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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Synonyms for partition

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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The partitions had doors that were shut hermetically by means of india-rubber instruments, and they ensured the safety of the Nautilus in case of a leak.
He went to the door of the partition wall, raised his hands, and hummed in French, "There was a king in Thule.
Petritsky went behind the partition and lay down on his bed.
She then secured the curtain and came down, pushed the chair and table as far as possible from the partition, returned to her easel, and seemed to be arranging it to suit the volume of light she had now thrown upon it.
Amelie had seen the handsome head of the mysterious man, but, fortunately, and unfortunately also, the Imperial eagles and uniform were so placed that she did not see them through the crevice in the partition.
This stifling heat, penetrating through the partitions of the projectile, is produced by its friction on the atmospheric strata.
Pickwick, gently, advancing, hat in hand, towards the partition.
Fogg's particularly engaged,' replied the voice; and at the same time the head to which the voice belonged, with a pen behind its ear, looked over the partition, and at Mr.
Pickwick nodded assent, and coughed to attract the attention of the young gentlemen behind the partition, who, having now relaxed their minds by a little conversation among themselves, condescended to take some notice of the stranger.
A sudden scraping of feet, mingled with the sound of suppressed laughter, was heard from behind the partition.
In fact, Porthos could be heard snoring through the partition.
All this time he stood on the other side of the partition and prayed.
Not contented with tearing off all the wainscot and hangings, and splitting the doors to pieces, they beat down the partition walls; and although that alone cost them near two hours, they cut down the cupola or lanthorn, and they began to take the slate and boards from the roof, and were prevented only by the approaching daylight from a total demolition of the building.
Then each sheet of the water, from the lowest to the highest, running off into escape tubes toward the top of the projectile, constituted a kind of spring; and the wooden disc, supplied with extremely powerful plugs, could not strike the lowest plate except after breaking successively the different partitions.
When a partition action is filed, the court may issue temporary restraining orders and injunctions to prevent waste, protect the property or its title, and restrain unlawful interference with the partition of the property.