Definitions for Partialˈpɑr ʃəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Partial
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
being such in part only; incomplete:
biased or prejudiced in favor of one person, group, side, etc., over another:
The judge was partial.
pertaining to or affecting a part.
being a part; component; constituent.
(n.)one of the pure tones forming part of a complex tone.
Category: Music and Dance
Idioms for partial:
partial to,favoring; especially fond of.
Origin of partial:
1375–1425; late ME parcial biased, particular < MF < LL partiālis pertaining to a part = L parti- (s. of pars) part+-ālis -al1
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
not complete or whole
partial loss of vision
a partial witness
I'm partial to a glass of wine with dinner.
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
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Partial' in Adjectives Frequency: #669
Translations for Partial
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
not complete; in part only
a partial success; partial payment.
- parcialPortuguese (BR)
- ناقص؛ نیمه کارهFarsi
- ekki fullkominnIcelandic
- tdk sepenuhnyaMalay
- ناقص؛ نیمه کارهPersian
- پلوى، طرفدار، غرضي، يوه برخهPashto
- partiell, ofullständigSwedish
- eksik, tam olmayanTurkish
- 部分的Chinese (Trad.)
- частковий, неповнийUkrainian
- một phầnVietnamese
- 部分的Chinese (Simp.)
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