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1    a division into parts; separation  
2    something that separates, such as a large screen dividing a room in two  
3    a part or share  
4    a division of a country into two or more separate nations  
5      (Property law)   a division of property, esp. realty, among joint owners  
6      (Maths)   any of the ways by which an integer can be expressed as a sum of integers  
7      (Logic, maths)  
a    the division of a class into a number of disjoint and exhaustive subclasses  
b    such a set of subclasses  
8      (Biology)   a structure that divides or separates  
9      (Rhetoric)   the second part of a speech where the chief lines of thought are announced  
      vb   tr  
10    often foll by: off   to separate or apportion into sections  
to partition a room off with a large screen     
11    to divide (a country) into two or more separate nations  
12      (Property law)   to divide (property, esp. realty) among joint owners, by dividing either the property itself or the proceeds of sale  
     (C15: via Old French from Latin partitio, from partire to divide)  
  partitioner, partitionist      n  

partition coefficient  
      n     (Chem)   the ratio of the concentrations of a substance in two heterogenous phases in equilibrium with each other  
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1    dividing, division, segregation, separation, severance, splitting  
2    barrier, divider, room divider, screen, wall  
3    allotment, apportionment, distribution, portion, rationing out, share  
4    apportion, cut up, divide, parcel out, portion, section, segment, separate, share, split up, subdivide  
5    divide, fence off, screen, separate, wall off  

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