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 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
Origin: [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
Examples of partial in a Sentence
It's a partial clean-up.
Lies and partial truths complicate life.”
This is a partial win but it's not there yet.
For the first time, I felt in my gut the impact of the partial shutdown.
Some sort of model where there was a partial payment over time could work well.
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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
- từng phầnVietnamese
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