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Definitions of partition:
  • noun:   a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another)
  • noun:   (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated to a particular operating system or application and accessed as a single unit
  • noun:   the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
  • verb:   separate or apportion into sections
    Example: "Partition a room off"
  • verb:   divide into parts, pieces, or sections
    Example: "The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British"

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