Definitions for partial
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partial derivative, partialnoun
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 toneadjective
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!
Etymology: From parcial, from partialis, from.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: partial, French.
Ye have not kept my ways, but have been partial in the law. Mal. ii. 9.
Self-love will make men partial to themselves and friends, and ill nature, passion, and revenge will carry them too far in punishing others; and hence, God hath appointed governments to restrain the partiality and violence of men. John Locke.
Authors are partial to their wit, ’tis true,
But are not criticks to their judgment too. Alexander Pope.
In these, one may be sincerer to a reasonable friend, than to a fond and partial parent. Alexander Pope.
If we compare these partial dissolutions of the earth with an universal dissolution, we may as easily conceive an universal deluge from an universal dissolution, as a partial deluge from a partial. Thomas Burnet, Theory of the Earth.
That which weakens religion, will at length destroy it; for the weakening of a thing is only a partial destruction of it. Robert South, Sermons.
All discord, harmony, not understood;
All partial evil, universal good. Alexander Pope.
Partial refers to something that is not complete or whole, only a portion or segment of the total. It can also refer to a biased or one-sided perspective, showing favoritism or preference towards something or someone. Thus, it denotes the concept of being incomplete, fractional or biased in various contexts.
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 than 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
Etymology: [F., fr. LL. partials, fr. L. pars, gen. partis, a part; cf. (for sense 1) F. partiel. See Part, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pär′shal, adj. relating to a part only: not total or entire: inclined to favour one person or party: having a preference: (bot.) subordinate.—v.t. Par′tialise (Shak.), to render partial.—ns. Par′tialism, the doctrine of the Partialists; Par′tialist, one who holds that the atonement of Christ was made only for a part of mankind; Partial′ity, state or quality of being partial: liking for one thing more than for others.—adv. Par′tially.[Fr.,—Low L. partialis—L. pars, a part.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'partial' in Adjectives Frequency: #669
The numerical value of partial in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of partial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
To help support our employee's during the 35 days of the lapse in funding, TSA processed partial payments to its frontline employees. Coincidentally, the payment was processed on the very same day the partial shutdown ended. Of the 60,000 employees, unfortunately, 2 % have experienced pay discrepancies, this partial payment was complicated by a payroll process that goes from TSA to the National Finance Center( National Finance Center). TSA leadership assumed this risk and made the best decision given the circumstances and information at the time. TSA has contacted employees with known issues to ensure they are resolved.
House Republicans are seeking to disguise their efforts, threatening our national security in order to undermine the president’s clear legal authority, we will not be enablers to a Republican government shutdown, partial or otherwise.
No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth and even the best of men must be content with fragment, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.
After passing the stimulus, Democrats should have continued to propose middle class-oriented programs and built on the partial success of the stimulus, but unfortunately Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them.
With bipartisan cooperation, the Senate can send a bill to the House quickly so that they can take action as well, the situation for furloughed employees isnt getting any brighter and the crisis at the border isnt improved by show votes. But the Presidents plan is a path toward addressing both issues quickly. The Senate bill also provides $ 12.7 billion in supplemental disaster relief for victims of last years hurricanes in the southeastern U.S. and wildfires in California, among other events. The Senate bill also provides funding for nine of the 15 Cabinet-level departments includingAgriculture, Homeland Security, State, Transportation, Interior and Justice that have not been funded since the partial shutdown began Dec. 22. E-VERIFY EMPLOYEES CAN RETURN TO WORK DESPITE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN, DHS SAYS Both houses of Congress are scheduled to be back in session Tuesday, but senators who will be given 24 hours notice ahead of any vote have yet to be recalled to Washington.House Democrats, for theirpart, plan to push ahead with votes on their own legislation to re-open the government and add $ 1 billion for border security including 75 more immigration judges and infrastructure improvements but no funding for the wall. The office of Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., reiterated Monday that Democrats were unwilling to negotiate any border security funding until Trump re-opens the government.
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- parcialCatalan, Valencian
- partisk, partielDanish
- parteiisch, partiell, teilweiseGerman
- puolueellinen, osittainenFinnish
- partiel, partialFrench
- páirteach, neamhuilíochIrish
- deelweis, partiell, parteieschLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- partijdig, partieel, gedeeltelijkDutch
- tendencyjny, stronniczy, częściowyPolish
- parțial, părtinitor, neobiectivRomanian
- тенденциозный, предвзятый, частичныйRussian
- partial-, partisk, partiellSwedish
- từng phầnVietnamese
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