### Partition

A logical division of a hard disk.

### Partition

A wall that subdivides spaces within any story of a building.
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### Partition

• (v.) The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the partition of a kingdom. • (v.) The servance of common or undivided interests, particularly in real estate. It may be effected by consent of parties, or by compulsion of law. • (v. t.) To divide into distinct parts by lines, w...
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### partition

'[A] partition of a finite set (capital omega) is a collection of disjoint subsets of (capital omega) whose union is (capital omega).' -- Fudenberg and Tirole p 55 Source: Fudenberg and Tirole, 1991/1993, p 55 Contexts: information theory; econometrics; micro theory
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### partition

(from the article `combinatorics`) A partition of a positive integer is a representation of as a sum of positive integers = 1 + 2 + + , {slanted equal or greater} 1, = 1, 2, ... A related concept, central to the mathematical topics of combinatorics and number theory, is the partition of a positive integer—that is, the nu...
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### Partition

- A wall that subdivides spaces within any story of a building or room.
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### partition

1. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the partition of a kingdom. 'And good from bad find no partition.' (Shak) ... 2. That which divides or separates; that by which different things, or distinct parts of the same thing, are separated; separating boundary; dividing line or space; speci...
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### partition

partitioning noun the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
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### partition

divider noun a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
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### partition

(Ireland) Separation of Ireland into the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland under the Government of Ireland Act (1920). This was recognized by the Anglo-Irish Treaty (1921) following the Anglo-Irish War (1919–21). In the south, the nationalists were given independence from Brit...
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### Partition

[database] A partition is a division of a logical database or its constituent elements into distinct independent parts. Database partitioning is normally done for manageability, performance or availability reasons. == Benefits of multiple partitions == A popular and favourable application of partitioning is in a distributed database managem...
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### Partition

[law] A partition is a term used in the law of real property to describe an act, by a court order or otherwise, to divide up a concurrent estate into separate portions representing the proportionate interests of the tenants. Under the common law, any tenant who owns an undivided concurrent interest in land can seek such a division. In some ...
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### Partition

[number theory] In number theory and combinatorics, a partition of a positive integer n, also called an integer partition, is a way of writing n as a sum of positive integers. Two sums that differ only in the order of their summands are considered the same partition. (If order matters, the sum becomes a composition.) For example, 4 can be p...
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### Partition

Par·ti'tion noun [ French partition , Latin partitio . See Part , v. ] 1. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the partition of a kingdom. « And good from bad find no p...
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### Partition

A court action to divide property. Typically taken when a property is jointly owned and a dispute arises about how to divide it.
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### Partition

A court-ordered sale or physical division of property, usually real estate, that's owned by more than one person as tenants in common or joint tenancy. Any co-owner has the right to demand a partition.
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### Partition

A dividing wall or screen.
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### Partition

A division between two volumes. See also: Acoustic Barriers, Flanking Sound Transmission, Sound Transmission Class, Sound Transmission Loss.
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### partition

A division of the hard drive, or the process of setting up divisions on the hard drive.
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### partition

a part of an assembly separating one compartment from other compartments
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### Partition

A portion of a hard disk that functions as a separate unit. A single hard disk can be divided into s
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### Partition

A section of the hard drive that is treated as an individual drive.
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### Partition

A thin internal wall, it may be fixed or movable.
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### Partition

A wall that is one story or less in height used to subdivide the interior space in a building and can be a bearing wall or a non-bearing wall.
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### Partition

A wall that subdivides spaces within any story of a building or room.