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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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There was a sort of well that opened between two partitions.
At the bottom was a fourth partition that separated this office from the engine-room.
This stifling heat, penetrating through the partitions of the projectile, is produced by its friction on the atmospheric strata.
A similar one was let into the thick partition on the opposite side of the projectile, another in the top of the dome, and finally a fourth in the middle of the base.
Get up, don't go on sleeping," said Yashvin, going behind the partition and giving Petritsky, who was lying with ruffled hair and with his nose in the pillow, a prod on the shoulder.
He went to the door of the partition wall, raised his hands, and hummed in French, "There was a king in Thule.
She rose abruptly; walked with a certain deliberation along the side of the partition which separated the adjoining closet from the studio, and seemed to be examining the sash through which her light came,-- giving so much importance to it that she mounted a chair to raise the green serge, which intercepted the light, much higher.
Even those playing cards behind the partition soon left their game and came over to the samovar, yielding to the general mood of courting Mary Hendrikhovna.
Raoul could have touched one of the two poor wretches by passing his fingers through the partition.
cried a voice from behind the partition, in reply to Mr.
I cannot throw the loop through this partition nor move with a pack-thread a cask of wine which may perhaps weigh two hundred pounds.
And taking down the little lamp, he lit a candle, and bowing low to her went into the small cell beyond the partition, and she heard him begin to move something about there.
The parlour had once been two rooms, and the floor was swaybacked where the partition had been cut away.
And if the partition which she made with the Venetians in Lombardy was justified by the excuse that by it she got a foothold in Italy, this other partition merited blame, for it had not the excuse of that necessity.
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.