Definitions for Partialˈpɑr ʃəl
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partial derivative, partial(noun)
the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
overtone, partial, partial tone(adj)
a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
being or affecting only a part; not total
"a partial description of the suspect"; "partial collapse"; "a partial eclipse"; "a partial monopoly"; "partial immunity"
(followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for
"fond of chocolate"; "partial to horror movies"
A partial derivative: a derivative with respect to one independent variable of a function in multiple variables.
An overtone or harmonic.
dentures that replace only some of the natural teeth
Existing as a part or portion; incomplete.
So far, I have only pieced together a partial account of the incident.
Describing a property that holds only when an algorithm terminates.
It's easy to prove partial correctness, but it's not obvious that it is also totally correct.
Biased in favor of a person, side, or point of view, especially when dealing with a competition or dispute.
The referee is blatantly partial!
Origin: From parcial, from partialis, from .
of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial eclipse of the moon
inclined to favor one party in a cause, or one side of a question, more then the other; baised; not indifferent; as, a judge should not be partial
having a predelection for; inclined to favor unreasonably; foolishly fond
pertaining to a subordinate portion; as, a compound umbel is made up of a several partial umbels; a leaflet is often supported by a partial petiole
Origin: [F., fr. LL. partials, fr. L. pars, gen. partis, a part; cf. (for sense 1) F. partiel. See Part, n.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Partial' in Adjectives Frequency: #669
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Some sort of model where there was a partial payment over time could work well.
Our love can be no more partial than Jesus’ love for all those he died to save
Without the smile from partial beauty won,
Oh what were man?—a world without a sun.
Most of McNeilly's concerns proved to be either factually incorrect or the result of mis- or partial understanding.
This is a partial award that does not finally determine all issues in the arbitration, and leaves many issues unresolved.
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Translations for Partial
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- parcialCatalan, Valencian
- partisk, partielDanish
- partiell, teilweise, parteiischGerman
- puolueellinen, osittainenFinnish
- partial, partielFrench
- páirteach, neamhuilíochIrish
- parteiesch, partiell, deelweisLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- partijdig, gedeeltelijk, partieelDutch
- tendencyjny, stronniczy, częściowyPolish
- neobiectiv, parțial, părtinitorRomanian
- предвзятый, частичный, тенденциозныйRussian
- partisk, partial-, partiellSwedish
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