What does parting mean?

Definitions for parting
ˈpɑr tɪŋpart·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farewell, leave, leave-taking, parting(noun)

    the act of departing politely

    "he disliked long farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet sorrow"

  2. part, parting(noun)

    a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions

    "his part was right in the middle"

Wiktionary

  1. parting(Noun)

    A farewell, the act of departing politely.

  2. parting(Noun)

    The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions ; part (US)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parting

    of Part

  2. Parting

    serving to part; dividing; separating

  3. Parting

    given when departing; as, a parting shot; a parting salute

  4. Parting

    departing

  5. Parting

    admitting of being parted; partible

  6. Parting(noun)

    the act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; division; separation

  7. Parting(noun)

    a separation; a leave-taking

  8. Parting(noun)

    a surface or line of separation where a division occurs

  9. Parting(noun)

    the surface of the sand of one section of a mold where it meets that of another section

  10. Parting(noun)

    the separation and determination of alloys; esp., the separation, as by acids, of gold from silver in the assay button

  11. Parting(noun)

    a joint or fissure, as in a coal seam

  12. Parting(noun)

    the breaking, as of a cable, by violence

  13. Parting(noun)

    lamellar separation in a crystallized mineral, due to some other cause than cleavage, as to the presence of twinning lamellae

  14. Origin: [From Part, v.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Parting

    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

  1. parting

    The state of being driven from the anchors by breaking the cables. The rupture or stranding of any tackle-fall or hawser.

Anagrams for parting »

  1. tarping

  2. prating

How to pronounce parting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say parting in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parting in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of parting in a Sentence

  1. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson:

    Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.

  2. Emily Dickenson:

    Parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.

  3. George Eliot:

    Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.

  4. Tryon Edwards:

    Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.

  5. R.L. Giles:

    In parting, Compose a beautiful goodbye And the bliss will live on in memories symphony.

Images & Illustrations of parting

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