• WordNet 3.6
    • adj parted having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Plan of a Part Of the Ancient Town Of Kahun Plan of a Part Of the Ancient Town Of Kahun
Part of the Walls Of El-kab on The Northern Side Part of the Walls Of El-kab on The Northern Side
a Part of the Ancient Sacred Lake Of Osiris Near The Temple of Abydos a Part of the Ancient Sacred Lake Of Osiris Near The Temple of Abydos
"The peacock took all her play in good part." "The peacock took all her play in good part."
Part of Caxton's Preface to the 'Recuyell of the Histories of Troye Part of Caxton's Preface to the 'Recuyell of the Histories of Troye
Part of Caxton's Epilogue to the 'Dictes and Sayinges of the Philosophers Part of Caxton's Epilogue to the 'Dictes and Sayinges of the Philosophers

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There are six million parts in the Boeing 747-400.
    • parted (Bot) Cleft so that the divisions reach nearly, but not quite, to the midrib, or the base of the blade; -- said of a leaf, and used chiefly in composition; as, three-parted, five-parted, etc.
    • parted Endowed with parts or abilities.
    • parted Separated; divided.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Apples are part of the rose family
    • parted Departed; deceased; dead.
    • parted Endowed with parts or abilities.
    • parted In botany, cleft or divided nearly to the base, as leaves. Also partite.
    • parted In heraldry, same as party
    • parted Having a part or character in a play allotted to (one): as, the leading man was badly parted.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There are over 200 parts in a typical telephone
    • adj Parted (Shak.) endowed with parts or abilities:
    • adj Parted (bot.) deeply cleft, as a leaf
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  • William Shakespeare
    “Parting is such sweet sorrow.”
  • John Kieran
    John Kieran
    “I am a part of everything that I have read.”
  • Jean De La Bruyere
    “The giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before.”
  • Peggy Noonan
    “Part of courage is simple consistency.”
  • Geri Weitzman
    Geri Weitzman
    “Sometimes you gotta create what you want to be a part of.”


A fool and his money are soon parted - This idiom means that people who aren't careful with their money spend it quickly. 'A fool and his money are easily parted' is an alternative form of the idiom.
Bit part - If someone has a small or unimportant role in something, they have a bit part.
Discretion is the better part of valour - This idiom means that it is often better to think carefully and not act than to do something that may cause problems.
Man of parts - A man of parts is a person who is talented in a number of different areas or ways.
Part and parcel - If something is part and parcel of your job, say, it is an essential and unavoidable part that has to be accepted.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. pars, partis.


In literature:

But part I must, by enemies and injuries; part with shame, and triumph of my detractors.
"Sir Walter Ralegh" by William Stebbing
The significant part of this apparently simple performance, which had its important outcome, was this.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
I suppose this is partly the effect of two years' ease, and partly of the absence of streets and numbers of figures.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
The lowest part of the head-rails, or that part which forms the sweep of the rail.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The intimate connection between this part and the preceding part of Tiresias is plain.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
But now the question will arise how about the closing up and pressing together of the parts.
"The Repairing & Restoration of Violins" by Horace Petherick
Yes: if about one part of oxygen gas be mixed with about four parts of nitrogen gas, atmospherical air is produced.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
To obviate this tendency we may assume the outer parts of each ring to rotate more slowly than the inner parts.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
Iron ore has been found in the southern parts of the State, and is said to exist in considerable quantities in the northern parts.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
He was educated partly in England and partly in Germany.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various

In poetry:

Has no hue
And yet
Does it run within our hearts,
This sorrow.
"Parting" by Ki no Tsurayuki
The hour is coming—is coming e'en now, -
When the children of men must be parted below;
When the friend from the friend of his bosom must sever,
And the child and the parent be parted for ever.
"The Sabbath" by Caroline Fry
The better part, thou didst most sensibly take —
A part, that shall still be unchangeably thine,
(When thou as thy choice the Almighty didst make)
As long as the sun, moon, and planets shall shine.
"We Must Cleave To Christ, Without Suffering Any Thing To Turn Us Away From Him" by Rees Prichard
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
Here is part that's slight, and part gone wrong,
And much of little moment, and some few
Perfect as Diirer!
'In the Studio' and these two portraits, if I had my choice!
And then these sketches in the mood of Greece?
"To Whistler, American" by Ezra Pound
"Oh, Willie, dearest Willie, you know you should not go,
For if you leave me here, love, my heart will break in two;
The parting from you, Willie, is like parting with my life —
Go and be a selector, love, and I will be your wife."
"Banks of Riverine" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

His performance is a heady mix: two parts invincibility to one part vulnerability.
The amounts have since been updated: For 2010, deductibles will be $1,100 for Part A and $155 for Part B.
Part Affordable Housing, Part Market-Rate Apartment Building Would Have 47 Units.
"My sister Emily was buried today," begins this wisp of a picture book, part thumbnail biography and part miniature poetry anthology.
But as the principal star of HBO's seven-part miniseries John Adams (Parts 1 and 2 premiere Sunday, 8 ET/PT), the Oscar-nominated actor got a lot more than he bargained for.
Mix in some full speed Travis Rice to Fox's already heavy part, sprinkle in some Misfits, and you have a must see video part that will have you yearning for snow.
The six-page guide examines the product part-by-part and.
Part of the job is cleaning each individual wire, and part is explaining what took so long to get the lights back on.
Part Tracie Martyn, part Deepak Chopra all beautiful.
Elon Musk is part playboy, part space cowboy.
The lawyer for a Virginia man accused of acting as a Syrian spy says his client's recent travel to that country was part of a fact-finding mission led by a US congressman, not part of an espionage conspiracy.
Part Public Enemy, part Sinatra, part schmaltz, it's an act the Japanese public has never seen before, and it is making him a star.
Talk about a movie swimming against the current, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen" is part political satire, part romantic comedy and part whimsical fable tagged with an eccentric title that won't likely entice the popcorn crowd to take its lure.
Sure to be one of the most talked-about documentaries at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Louie Psihoyos's The Cove is part heist movie, part environmental exposé.
We recommend the step-by-step demonstration in a YouTube video, part one and part two.

In science:

The first part of the paper is devoted to open strings and the functor coefficients C , the second part to Lagrangian conductors and singular almost complex structures, the third part to Floer functor and the last one to manifolds with vanishing first Chern class and the localization Theorem.
Open strings, Lagrangian conductors and Floer functor
Because ρ has both a continuous part for 0 ≤ r < 1 and a delta function part at r = 1, it was necessary to treat these two parts separately, and the the convergence in the number of iterations is quite fast.
Return probabilities and hitting times of random walks on sparse Erdos-Renyi graphs
The second part follows from part 1 (use Lemma 3.4 as in the unitary case and basic calculus), and the third part is proved using the same method used for the symplectic groups.
Bounds on the number and sizes of conjugacy classes in finite Chevalley groups with Applications to Derangements
The partition of ˆH into a SCF part, ˆHscf , and a residual interaction part, ˆHres , is essential within the framework of the local Hamiltonian approach and facilitates the expression of the quasiparticle band energy as a sum of a SCF part and a correlation contribution.
Correlation-induced corrections to the band structure of boron nitride: a wave-function-based approach
In general, we would have to apply the theorem 2 (n + (cid:0)n 2 (cid:1)) times: Once for the edges of each part Ui , once for the edges between any two distinct parts Ui , Uj , and then the same for all non-edges on and between parts.
All reducts of the random graph are model-complete