partition off part of a room

partition off part of a room
subdivide a room into smaller parts

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • partition off — verb divide into parts, pieces, or sections The Arab peninsula was partitioned by the British • Syn: ↑partition • Derivationally related forms: ↑partitionist (for: ↑partition), ↑partition ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • partition — par‧ti‧tion [pɑːˈtɪʆn ǁ pər , pɑːr ] noun [countable] 1. a thin wall that divides one part of a large room from another, for example in an open plan office: • glass partitions 2. COMPUTING one of the parts that a computer’s memory, such as a… …   Financial and business terms

  • partition — par|ti|tion1 [pa:ˈtıʃən US pər , pa:r ] n [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: Latin partitio, from partire; PART2] 1.) a thin wall that separates one part of a room from another 2.) [U] the action of separating a country into two or more… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • partition — 1 noun 1 (C) a thin wall that separates one part of a room from another 2 (U) the division of a country into two or more independent countries: the partition of India 2 verb (transitive + into) to divide a country, building, or room into two or… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • partition — partitionable, adj. partitionary, adj. partitioner, partitionist, n. partitionment, n. /pahr tish euhn, peuhr /, n. 1. a division into or distribution in portions or shares. 2. a separation, as of two or more things. 3. something that separates… …   Universalium

  • partition — n. & v. n. 1 division into parts, esp. Polit. of a country with separate areas of government. 2 a structure dividing a space into two parts, esp. a light interior wall. v.tr. 1 divide into parts. 2 (foll. by off) separate (part of a room etc.)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • partition something off — parˌtition sthˈoff derived to separate one area, one part of a room, etc. from another with a wall or screen Main entry: ↑partitionderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • Partition — Par*ti tion, n. [F. partition, L. 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. [1913 Webster] And good from bad find no partition. Shak …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Partition of numbers — Partition Par*ti tion, n. [F. partition, L. 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. [1913 Webster] And good from bad find no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • part — I (place) noun area, division, locale, location, premises, purlieus, quarter, room, section, site, spot associated concepts: part in a courthouse II (portion) noun allocation, allowance, amount, bit, chip, chunk, collop, component, constituent,… …   Law dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”