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par·tial /ˈpɑrʃəl/

(a.)偏袒的,不公平的;部分的,不完全的

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From: Network Terminology

partial

部分

par·tial a.

1. Of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial eclipse of the moon. *“ Partial dissolutions of the earth.”*

2. Inclined to favor one party in a cause, or one side of a question, more then the other; biased; not indifferent; as, a judge should not be partial.

3. Having a predilection for; inclined to favor unreasonably; foolishly fond.

4. Bot. Pertaining to a subordinate portion; as, a compound umbel is made up of a several partial umbels; a leaflet is often supported by a partial petiole.

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From: WordNet (r) 2.0

partial

adj 1: being or affecting only a part; not total; "a partial

description of the suspect"; "partial collapse"; "a

partial eclipse"; "a partial monopoly"; "partial

immunity"

2: showing favoritism [syn: unfair] [ant: impartial]

3: (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or

liking for; "fond of chocolate"; "partial to horror

movies" [syn: fond(p), partial(p)]

n 1: the derivative of a function of two or more variables with

respect to a single variable while the other variables

are considered to be constant [syn: partial derivative]

2: a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the

fundamental frequency [syn: overtone, partial tone]