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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·ting a.
 1. Serving to part; dividing; separating.
 2. Given when departing; as, a parting shot; a parting salute. “Give him that parting kiss.”
 3. Departing. “Speed the parting guest.”
 4. Admitting of being parted; partible.
 Parting fellow, a partner. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
 Parting pulley. See under Pulley.
 Parting sand Founding, dry, nonadhesive sand, sprinkled upon the partings of a mold to facilitate the separation.
 Parting strip Arch., in a sash window, one of the thin strips of wood let into the pulley stile to keep the sashes apart; also, the thin piece inserted in the window box to separate the weights.
 Parting tool Mach., a thin tool, used in turning or planing, for cutting a piece in two.