• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Partite Consisting of parts; usually used in compounds specifying the number of parts; as, a tripartite treaty.
    • Partite (Bot) Divided nearly to the base; as, a partite leaf is a simple separated down nearly to the base.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • partite Parted or divided into parts: usually in composition with qualifying or specifying prefix, as bipartite, tripartite, quadripartite. See the compounds.
    • partite In botany, same as parted.
    • partite In entomology, divided by a slit from the apex to the base, as the wings of certain small moths.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Partite divided into parts:
    • adjs Partite (bot.) parted nearly to the base
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  • John Dryden
    “Great wits are sure to madness near allied, and thin partitions do their bounds divide.”
  • Alexander Pope
    “Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. partitus, p. p. of partire, to part, divide, from pars,. See Part, and cf. Party (a.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. partitiopartīri, divide.


In literature:

Neither in the partition of friends and relations was any law kept, only each fell where the lot took him.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
It is a difficult problem in the partition of numbers.
"The Canterbury Puzzles" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
This shed had three partitions.
"From Jungle to Java" by Arthur Keyser
The Osmia's sole achievement in the way of masonry is confined to these partitions.
"The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles" by Jean Henri Fabre
The second partition was only a question of time.
"Kosciuszko" by Monica Mary Gardner
The partition which the two ministers made of the powers of government was singularly happy.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Cleek looked at it for a moment in silence, then reached out and laid his hand upon the papered partition.
"Cleek, the Master Detective" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Ralph stood in the rear partitioned-off end of the car.
"Ralph on the Overland Express" by Allen Chapman
The wall between the jury room and balcony is a new stud partition which is finished with white plaster, as is the ceiling.
"The Fairfax County Courthouse" by Ross D. Netherton
The spores soon separate by a transverse partition and fall off.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard

In poetry:

MOSCON. Leaving our partitioned love
In a rather odd dilemma,
For "The Wonderful Magician"
Ask the pardon of its errors.
"The Wonder-Working Magician - Act III" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
And behind their frail partitions
Business women lie and soak,
Seeing through the draughty skylight
Flying clouds and railway smoke.
"Business Girls" by Sir John Betjeman
Take cheer. I'll pass the thin partitions
Right through; yes, like a beam I'll pass,
As image blends into an image,
As one mass splits another mass.
"I would go home again—to rooms..." by Boris Pasternak
Oh, the tane has a daddy is poor and is proud,
And the tither a minnie that cleiks at the goud'.
They lo'ed are anither, and said their say,
But the daddy and minnie hae partit the twae!
"Annie She's Dowie" by George MacDonald
The window weight throbs in its blind
partition. To extinguish what I have of faith.
Yes, light. And it is always
always, always the eternal rainbow
And it is always the day, the farewell day unkind.
"The Visible, The Untrue" by Harold Hart Crane

In news:

Once you've got the two partitions set up, make sure that your PC shows hidden files and folders: In Windows Explorer, select Organize, then Folder and Search Options.
I've tested Partition Manager and it allows a lot of flexibility in resizing and moving partitions , as shown here.
My Sony Vaio laptop is partitioned into a C and D drive, but I'm running out of space on the C drive.
After partitioning his hard drive, a reader discovers that a formerly 40GB drive now holds only 32GB.
Not surprisingly, Washington has not yet caught up to the next reality: Iraq is being partitioned -- and, like everything else in Iraq today, it is happening from the ground up.
As partition proceeds, the central government will necessarily be very weak.
Biden proposes partitioning Iraq into 3 regions.
IT Management / Primer: Storage Partitioning .
Networks/Storage Primer: Storage Partitioning .
It doesn't have a sporty, easy-to-use interface like PartitionMagic 6.0's, but at less than half the price, V Communications' Partition Commander 6.0 is adequate for occasional partition management.
Returns deposit in failed partition sale.
Windows 2000 & XP Requires: Drive or partition using NTFS.
United Nations vote on Resolution 181, which on Nov 29, 1947 established a partition plan for the creation of the State of.
WireCrafters is the leading manufacture of woven and welded wire partitions in the United States.
Create and resize partitions with the 64-bit version of this free utility and boot disc .

In science:

In particular recall that each partition λ of n (denoted λ ⊢ n) can be identified with a Young diagram with |λ| = n boxes. A partition λ′ corresponds to the transposed diagram.
Determinantal random point fields
If we assume that they are non-interacting, their partition function would just be the product of the partition functions of the separate two-forms.
A class of six-dimensional conformal field theories
The collection of all (~k , ~σ)-adapted partitions (pair partitions) will be denoted by Pn (~k , ~σ) (P pair (~k , ~σ)).
Filtered random variables, bialgebras and convolutions
In section 4, we calculate partition functions for supersymmetric heterotic theories on the Melvin background with several patterns of Wilson lines, and show that the partition functions coincide with those for some of non-supersymmetric heterotic theories.
Closed String Tachyons in Non-supersymmetric Heterotic Theories
Consider a measurable partition of the set A(0) ∞ : any element SG of this partition is defined by a fixed graph G (without spins) and consists of all configurations sG on G.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces