tripartition

noun
tri·​par·​ti·​tion | \ ¦trī(ˌ)pärˈtishən, ˌtrīpər- \

Definition of tripartition

: the act of dividing or the state of being divided into three parts : partition into or among three tripartition of a uranium nucleus

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History and Etymology for tripartition

Late Latin tripartition-, tripartitio threefold partition, from Latin tripartitus + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Tripartition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tripartition. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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