partition off

phrasal verb

partitioned off; partitioning off; partitions off
: to separate (an area or part of a room) by using a wall, screen, etc.
The storage area was partitioned off from the rest of the basement.

Examples of partition off in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just drive through the gate and into 160 acres of pine forest populated by bears, wolves, bison, bighorn sheep and more, all roaming freely — although bears and wolves are partitioned off from their snack-like neighbors. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 15 Aug. 2023 The reactions to the aged filter can be partitioned off into a three categories. Chloe Berger, Fortune Well, 15 July 2023 This compartment is partitioned off via zips and velcro and can be accessed from the top of the main compartment or through a sneaky zipper in the lower back of the bag. Katherine Alex Beaven, Travel + Leisure, 27 Apr. 2023

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“Partition off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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