Two-parted

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Two-parted (Bot) Divided from the border to the base into two distinct parts; bipartite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: At one time the earth consisted of one land mass and a huge body of water. Geologists today call the land Pangaea (from the Greek words "all land"), while the water was called Panthalassa (from the Greek words "all sea"). Between 180 and 200 million years ago, Pangaea split into two parts: Laurasia, which consisted of North America, Europe and Asia; and Gondwanaland, which consisted of Africa, South America, India, Antarctica and Australia.
    • two-parted Bipartite; divided from the border almost, but not quite, to the base, as some leaves.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Sir Barton won the Belmont Stakes in New York in 1919, to become the first horse to capture the Triple Crown. This was the first time that the Belmont Stakes had been run as part of thoroughbred racing's most prestigious trio of events. Sir Barton had already won the first two jewels of the Triple Crown -the Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky and the Preakness Stakes in Maryland.
    • adj Two-parted bipartite, divided into two nearly to the base
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Quotations

  • Woody Allen
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    “Man consists of two parts, his mind and his body, only the body has more fun.”
  • Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
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    “Two lives that once part are as ships that divide.”
  • Source Unknown
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    “Two parts of empathy: Skill (tip of iceberg) and Attitude (mass of the iceberg).”
  • Roger Von Oech
    Roger Von Oech
    “It's easy to come up with new ideas; the hard part is letting go of what worked for you two years ago, but will soon be out-of-date.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. twá (fem.), twégen (masc.), twa, (neut.); Ger. zwei, Goth. twai; also Gr. dyo, L. duo, Sans. dva, Gael. da, do.

Usage

In literature:

Every day is subdivided into twelve parts, each of two hours, of which six belong to the day, and six to the night.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 13" by Robert Kerr
The former of them naturally falls into two parts, dealing severally with the Commune and the Department.
"The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)" by John Holland Rose
Two mornings afterward she went out into her part of the garden before starting for school.
"Daddy Takes Us to the Garden" by Howard R. Garis
The price of the book was two guineas for each part with 5 coloured plates.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
Rome is divided into two parts by the River Tiber.
"The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela" by Benjamin of Tudela
The letter case is composed of two parts.
"Beeton's Book of Needlework" by Isabella Beeton
It was kept open professedly for concerts of vocal and instrumental music, divided into two parts.
"A Book of the Play" by Dutton Cook
The higher parts abound in a Dipterocarpus, and two Castaneae.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
When I returned to the colony I found the peons coming by two and two, from every part of the valley, all laden in the same way.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
Two transcontinental railroads cut the western part of the county in two.
"A Review of the Resources and Industries of the State of Washington, 1909" by Ithamar Howell
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In poetry:

Love came back at fall o' dew,
Playing his old part;
But I had a word or two
That would break his heart.
"Love Came Back At Fall O' Dew" by Lizette Woodworth Reese
Not a word for you,
Not a lock or kiss,
Good-bye.
We, one, must part in two;
Verily death is this:
I must die.
"Wife To Husband" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
These two did love from depth of heart;
In danger's realm they could not part;
And now I ask both men and maids,
Whether this man went home or stayed.
"Miss Snow Flake and the Lovers" by Frank Barbour Coffin
'We two were friends: I go to mine own land
For ever: find some other: as for me
I scarce am fit for your great plans: yet speak to me,
Say one soft word and let me part forgiven.'
"The Princess (part 6)" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
I hold your hand in mine, I say
The parting words this parting day–
And if a sob be stifled, Dear,
I pray you turn aside, nor hear–
I would be brave, and yet, and yet,
Can we two sunder without regret?
"Beannacht Leat" by Anna Johnston MacManus
Since Body from the Parent Earth,
And Soul from Jove receivd a Birth,
Return they where they first began,
But since their Union makes the man,
Till Jove & Earth shall Part the two,
To Care who Joynd them Man be due.
"An Allegory On Man" by Thomas Parnell

In news:

This is the second in a two-part series.
Dr Twenge has written "The Impatient Woman's Guide to Getting Pregnant," and shares some of her best advice in the first of our two-part interview with her.
This is the second of a two-part series on yoga.
Second In A Two-Part Series.
Ragtag Cinema completed the second phase of its two-part fundraising campaign yesterday when the Boone County Community Trust awarded the theater $20,000.
Editor's Note: The first of a two-part series.
This is the first of a two-part series.
The story of Lobo had to be in two parts.
This is the second part of a two-part series.
This will be a two part hike to some of the best waterfalls in Tennessee.
Last of a two-part column.
The exam is divided into two parts.
In this quiet Westchester town just north of New York City, a 10,000-square-foot Georgian Colonial comes with a massive two-part garage.
GCN's Rutrell Yasin recently profiled the Piranha text analytics software developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, in a two part series about how the software was created and what it does.
This is the second of a two-part series about the June 13, 1936, fire that destroyed Pressed Steel Co.
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In science:

Roughly speaking, κ is reducible if the vertex set of GV (n, κ) can be split into two parts so that the probability of an edge from one part to the other is zero, and irreducible otherwise.
The phase transition in inhomogeneous random graphs
We see that the region splits into two parts for large M .
An equation-free computational approach for extracting population-level behavior from individual-based models of biological dispersal
Our results on random Boolean networks are divided into two parts.
Random maps and attractors in random Boolean networks
We now decompose In (t) into two parts: In (t) = In (t, t + ε) + In (t + ε).
Limiting search cost distribution for the move-to-front rule with random request probabilities
One notices that, removing B and F from Γ or, equivalently, setting ωx(d, ±d) = 0 ∀x, d, splits Z2 × ∆ into two parts that are never connected by an orbit of the RW.
Recurrence for persistent random walks in two dimensions
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