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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an analysis into mutually exclusive categories;
[syn: breakdown, partitioning]

2. the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart;
[syn: division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Partition \Par*ti"tion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Partitioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Partitioning.] 1. To divide into parts or shares; to divide and distribute; as, to partition an estate among various heirs. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide into distinct parts by lines, walls, etc.; as, to partition a house. [1913 Webster] Uniform without, though severally partitioned within. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

partitioning \partitioning\ n. An analysis into mutually exclusive categories. Syn: breakdown. [WordNet 1.5] 2. Separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart. Syn: division, partition, segmentation, subdivision. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

partitioning n 1: an analysis into mutually exclusive categories [syn: breakdown, partitioning] 2: the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart [syn: division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation]