Par´ting   Pronunciation: pärt´ĭng
a.1.Serving to part; dividing; separating.
2.Given when departing; as, a parting shot; a parting salute.
4.Admitting of being parted; partible.
Parting fellow
a partner.
Parting pulley
See under Pulley.
- Chaucer.
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.
n.1.The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; division; separation.
2.A separation; a leave-taking.
3.A surface or line of separation where a division occurs.
4.(Founding) The surface of the sand of one section of a mold where it meets that of another section.
5.(Chem.) The separation and determination of alloys; esp., the separation, as by acids, of gold from silver in the assay button.
6.(Geol.) A joint or fissure, as in a coal seam.
7.(Naut.) The breaking, as of a cable, by violence.
8.(Min.) Lamellar separation in a crystallized mineral, due to some other cause than cleavage, as to the presence of twinning lamellæ.
Noun1.Partingparting - the act of departing politely; "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
Adj.1.parting - delivered at the moment of parting as if in flight or retreat; "paused to deliver a parting shot at the door"; "a Parthian volley of expletives from Uncle Billy"- Bret Harte
Synonyms: parthian
Godspeed, abandonment, abstraction, adieu, alienation, aloha, annihilation, bane, biological death, breaking up, breakup, cessation of life, cleaving, clinical death, closing, concluding, conge, crossing the bar, curtains, deactivation, death, death knell, deathbed, debt of nature, decampment, decease, demise, demobilization, departing, departure, detachment, diaspora, disarticulation, disassociation, disbandment, disconnectedness, disconnection, discontinuity, disengagement, disintegration, disjointing, disjunction, disjunctive, dislocation, dismissal, disorganization, dispersal, dispersion, dissolution, disunion, dividing, division, divorce, divorcement, doch-an-dorrach, doom, dying, ebb of life, egress, end, end of life, ending, escape, eternal rest, evacuation, exit, exodus, expiration, extinction, extinguishment, farewell, final, final summons, finger of death, flight, getaway, going, going off, good-bye, grave, hand of death, hegira, incoherence, isolation, jaws of death, knell, last, last debt, last muster, last rest, last roundup, last sleep, leave, leave-taking, leaving, leaving life, loss of life, luxation, making an end, outward-bound, parting words, partition, passing, passing away, passing over, perishing, quietus, release, removal, rest, retirement, retreat, reward, rift, rupture, segmentation, send-off, sentence of death, separating, separation, separatism, separative, shades of death, shadow of death, sleep, somatic death, split, split-up, splitting, stirrup cup, subdivision, subtraction, summons of death, valediction, valedictorian, valedictory, valedictory address, viaticum, walkout, withdrawal, zoning
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particulate radiation
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Parting fellow
Parting pulley
Parting sand
Parting strip
Parting tool
Partisan ranger
Partition of numbers
partition off
partitioned off
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