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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 part·ed a.
 1. Separated; divided.
 2. Endowed with parts or abilities. [Obs.]
 3. Bot. Cleft so that the divisions reach nearly, but not quite, to the midrib, or the base of the blade; -- said of a leaf, and used chiefly in composition; as, three-parted, five-parted, etc.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Part v. t. [imp. & p. p. Parted; p. pr. & vb. n. Parting.]
 1. To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever. “Thou shalt part it in pieces.”
    There, [celestial love] parted into rainbow hues.   --Keble.
 2. To divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share.
    To part his throne, and share his heaven with thee.   --Pope.
    They parted my raiment among them.   --John xix. 24.
 3. To separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.
    The Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.   --Ruth i. 17.
    While he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.   --Luke xxiv. 51.
 The narrow seas that part
 The French and English.   --Shak.
 4. Hence: To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants.
    The stumbling night did part our weary powers.   --Shak.
 5. To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver.
 The liver minds his own affair, . . .
 And parts and strains the vital juices.   --Prior.
 6. To leave; to quit. [Obs.]
    Since presently your souls must part your bodies.   --Shak.
 To part a cable Naut., to break it.
 To part company, to separate, as travelers or companions.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create
            distinct divisions or lobes