farewell, leave, leave-taking, parting(noun)
the act of departing politely
"he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"
a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
"his part was right in the middle"
A farewell, the act of departing politely.
The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions ; part (US)
serving to part; dividing; separating
given when departing; as, a parting shot; a parting salute
admitting of being parted; partible
the act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; division; separation
a separation; a leave-taking
a surface or line of separation where a division occurs
the surface of the sand of one section of a mold where it meets that of another section
the separation and determination of alloys; esp., the separation, as by acids, of gold from silver in the assay button
a joint or fissure, as in a coal seam
the breaking, as of a cable, by violence
lamellar separation in a crystallized mineral, due to some other cause than cleavage, as to the presence of twinning lamellae
Origin: [From Part, v.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pärt′ing, adj. putting apart: separating: departing: given at parting.—n. the act of parting: a division: a point or a line of division: the division of the hair on the head in dressing it: (geol.) a division of a mineral into layers: a snapping or breaking under a great strain, as of a cable.—n. Part′ing-cup, a drinking-cup with two handles on opposite sides.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The state of being driven from the anchors by breaking the cables. The rupture or stranding of any tackle-fall or hawser.
The numerical value of parting in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of parting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of parting in a Sentence
Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.
Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.
In parting, Compose a beautiful goodbye And the bliss will live on in memories symphony.
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