**2.** Verb. (third-person singular of partition) ¹

¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Partitions

**1.** partition [v] - See also: partition

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Partitions

### Literary usage of Partitions

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General* by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)

"We consider in it a number as made up by the addition of other numbers : thus
the partitions of the sue cessive numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, ..."**2.** *Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and* by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)

"Concrete **Partitions**. —

**of stone concrete of the same thickness as ... Concrete for partitions should be mixed in the proportion of 1 part cement, ..."**

**Partitions****3.**

*Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools*by George Chrystal (1889)

"Thus P(« | p | q) means the number of partitions of n into p parts the greatest of ... The theory of partitions has risen into great importance of late in ..."

**4.**

*Handbook of Building Construction: Data for Architects, Designing and*by George Albert Hool, Nathan Clarke Johnson (1920)

"This air space should be carefully ventilated.

**BY FREDERICK ... Therefore, such partitions need have only sufficient strength to carry their own ..."**

**Partitions****5.**

*The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature*edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)

"These arc formed each from the preceding ones; thus, to form the partitions of 6 we take first 6; secondly, 5 prefixed to each of the partitions of i (that ..."

**6.**

*Report of the Annual Meeting*(1876)

"Thus, take as an example n =7 : the partitions are 1 + 1+1+1+1 + 1+1, 1+1+1+4, ... Also there nre 2 partitions in which only one element occurs, ..."

**7.**

*The National Building Code*by American Insurance Association, National Board of Fire Underwriters (1907)

"Foundations for stud partitions in lowest story. length not exceeding seventy-five feet, ... All such partitions shall be carried on proper foundations, ..."