[pɑːt] or [pɑrt]
(noun.) something less than the whole of a human artifact; 'the rear part of the house'; 'glue the two parts together'.
(noun.) a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; 'his part was right in the middle'.
(noun.) that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation; 'it requires vigilance on our part'; 'they resisted every effort on his part'.
(noun.) one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; 'the written part of the exam'; 'the finance section of the company'; 'the BBC's engineering division'.
(noun.) the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; 'he tried to sing the tenor part'.
(noun.) a portion of a natural object; 'they analyzed the river into three parts'; 'he needed a piece of granite'.
(noun.) something determined in relation to something that includes it; 'he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself'; 'I read a portion of the manuscript'; 'the smaller component is hard to reach'; 'the animal constituent of plankton'.
(n.) One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent.
(n.) An equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc., into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient.
(n.) A constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element.
(n.) A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; -- usually in the plural with a collective sense.
(n.) Quarter; region; district; -- usually in the plural.
(n.) Such portion of any quantity, as when taken a certain number of times, will exactly make that quantity; as, 3 is a part of 12; -- the opposite of multiple. Also, a line or other element of a geometrical figure.
(n.) That which belongs to one, or which is assumed by one, or which falls to one, in a division or apportionment; share; portion; lot; interest; concern; duty; office.
(n.) One of the opposing parties or sides in a conflict or a controversy; a faction.
(n.) A particular character in a drama or a play; an assumed personification; also, the language, actions, and influence of a character or an actor in a play; or, figuratively, in real life. See To act a part, under Act.
(n.) One of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc.
(n.) To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever.
(n.) To divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share.
(n.) To separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.
(n.) Hence: To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants.
(n.) To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver.
(n.) To leave; to quit.
(v. i.) To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.
(v. i.) To go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; -- often with from.
(v. i.) To perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; -- followed by with or from.
(v. i.) To have a part or share; to partake.
(adv.) Partly; in a measure.
n. . Piece, portion, fraction, section, division, subdivision.. Member, organ, constituent, element, component, ingredient.. Share, allotment, lot, dividend.. Business, charge, duty, office, function.. Side, party, interest, concern, faction.
v. a. . Divide, sever, dissever, sunder, dismember, subdivide, break, break in pieces, tear asunder.. Disunite, separate, disjoin, disconnect, detach, dissociate, keep apart, hold apart.. Apportion, allot, share, distribute, parcel out, deal out.
v. n. . Be broken, be parted, be divided, become separated, go asunder.. Quit each other, take leave, bid farewell.. Depart, go away, set out.
SYN:Portion, piece, fragment, fraction, division, member, constituent, element,ingredient, share, lot, concern, interest, participation, side, party,interest, faction, behalf, duty
ANT:Whole, completeness, entirety, integrity, totality, mass_bulk, body, compound,transaction, affair
n. something less than the whole: a portion: a quantity or number making up with others a larger quantity or number: a fraction: a member or essential part of a whole: a proportional quantity: one's share: interest: side or party: action: character taken by an actor in a play: (math.) a quantity which taken a certain number of times will equal a larger quantity: an exact divisor: (mus.) one of the melodies of a harmony: (pl.) qualities: talents.—v.t. to divide: to make into parts: to put or keep asunder.—v.i. to be separated: to be torn asunder: to have a part or share.—adj. Part′ed (Shak.) endowed with parts or abilities: (bot.) deeply cleft as a leaf.—n. Part′er.—adv. Part′ly in part: in some degree.—Part of speech (gram.) one of the various classes of words.—For my part as far as concerns me; For the most part commonly; In bad or ill part unfavourably; In good part favourably; Take part in to share or to assist in; Take part with to take one's side.
- He tried to look knowing over the Latin grammar when little Rawdon showed him what part of that work he was in. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- His wife saw the one part at least of the bouquet-scene. 威廉·梅克比斯·萨克雷. 名利场.
- Traders and other undertakers may, no doubt with great propriety, carry on a very considerable part of their projects with borrowed money. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- For my part, I would rather not enter. 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 雪莉.
- It was a part, at once of Mrs. Sparsit's dignity and service, not to lunch. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 艰难时事.
- Selden, catching the glance, wondered what part Miss Bart had played in organizing the entertainment. 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.
- For example, I said, can the same thing be at rest and in motion at the same time in the same part? 柏拉图. 理想国.
- When the iron parts with its carbon it loses its fluidity and becomes plastic and coherent, and is formed into balls called _blooms_. Edward W. Byrn. 十九世纪发明进展.
- While there are several distinct parts of this device, each having its individual function, they may be considered as a whole under the general term of the escapement. 佚名. 神奇的知识之书.
- Homologous parts tend to vary in the same manner, and homologous parts tend to cohere. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- The same theory accounts for the esteem and regard we pay to men of extraordinary parts and abilities. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- The instruments show a rapidly decreasing air pressure on all parts of Barsoom--the engine has stopped. 埃德加·赖斯·巴勒斯. 火星公主.
- An inking roller, charged with an oily ink, is then passed over the stone and inks the drawing, but leaves all the other parts of the stone quite clean. 弗雷德里克·科利尔·贝克维尔. 伟大的事实.
- Add to the solution 7 parts of pure soda, 5 of gum Arabic, and 12 of water. 威廉K.戴维. 智者、化学家和伟大医生的秘密.
- The stranger insisted on making Mr. Godfrey precede him; Mr. Godfrey said a few civil words; they bowed, and parted in the street. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- I went into the next room, and so saw Rachel again for the first time since we had parted in Montagu Square. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- Consider, she added, that when the money is once parted with, it never can return. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- She paused again, a little breathless with the unwonted length of her speech, and sat with her lips slightly parted and a deep blush on her cheeks. 伊迪丝·华顿. 纯真年代.
- If I had been round the world since we parted, we could hardly have been better pleased to meet again. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 大卫·科波菲尔.
- You must be very much altered indeed since we parted, if that could be the case, and you not there. 简·奥斯汀. 理智与情感.
- He had risen from his chair and was standing between the parted blinds gazing down into the dull neutral-tinted London street. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯历险记.
- May I say, at parting, that it is the dear object of MY hopes too? 威尔基·柯林斯. 白衣女人.
- In the story of this passion, too, the development varies: sometimes it is the glorious marriage, sometimes frustration and final parting. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.
- Receive at parting;' here he gave him a southern embrace, and kissed him soundly on both cheeks; 'the word of a gentleman! 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- And how do people perform that ceremony of parting, Jane? 夏洛蒂·勃朗特. 简·爱.
- Good-bye for the present, Miss Bella,' said Mrs Boffin, calling out a hearty parting. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 我们共同的朋友.
- With that parting shot, my daughter left me. 威尔基·柯林斯. 月亮宝石.
- At that moment the parting was easy to bear: the first sense of loving and being loved excluded sorrow. 乔治·艾略特. 米德尔马契.