Definition of partition
(Entry 1 of 2)
2 : something that divides especially : an interior dividing wall The bank teller sat behind a glass partition.
3 : one of the parts or sections of a whole The estate was divided into three partitions.
partitioned; partitioning; partitions
Definition of partition (Entry 2 of 2)
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