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

 par·ti·tion /pɑrˈtɪʃən, pɚ/
 分割,隔離物,隔牆(vt.)區分,隔開,分割

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 par·ti·tion /pɑrˈtɪʃən/ 名詞
 分配

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 partition
 分區;分割;區間;分割式;分割區;陳述式;劃分;部分

From: Network Terminology

 partition
 分區 劃分

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 2. To divide into distinct parts by lines, walls, etc.; as, to partition a house.
    Uniform without, though severally partitioned within.   --Bacon.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Par·ti·tion n.
 1. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the partition of a kingdom.
    And good from bad find no partition.   --Shak.
 2. That which divides or separates; that by which different things, or distinct parts of the same thing, are separated; separating boundary; dividing line or space; specifically, an interior wall dividing one part or apartment of a house, a compartment of a room, an inclosure, or the like, from another; as, a brick partition; lath and plaster partitions; cubicles with four-foot high partitions.
 No sight could pass
 Betwixt the nice partitions of the grass.   --Dryden.
 3. A part divided off by walls; an apartment; a compartment. [R.] “Lodged in a small partition.”
 4. Law. The severance of common or undivided interests, particularly in real estate.  It may be effected by consent of parties, or by compulsion of law.
 5. Mus. A score.
 Partition of numbers Math., the resolution of integers into parts subject to given conditions.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 partition
      n 1: a vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall
           divides one room from another) [syn: divider]
      2: the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the
         creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart [syn: division,
          partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation]
      3: (computer science) the part of a hard disk that is dedicated
         to a particular operating system or application and
         accessed as a single unit
      v 1: divide into parts, pieces, or sections; "The Arab peninsula
           was partitioned by the British" [syn: partition off]
      2: separate or apportion into sections; "partition a room off"
         [syn: zone]