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after part

  • noun the rear part of a ship
    poop; quarter; tail; stern.
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aliquant part

  • noun an integer that is not an exact divisor of some quantity
    aliquant.
    • 5 is an aliquant part of 12
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aliquot part

  • noun an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity
    aliquot.
    • 4 is an aliquot part of 12
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Art and part

  • (Scots Law), share or concern by aiding and abetting a criminal in the perpetration of a crime, whether by advice or by assistance in the execution; complicity.
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auto part

  • noun a component of an automobile
    auto part.
    • his business is auto parts
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bass part

  • noun the lowest part in polyphonic music
    bass.
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bit part

  • noun a small role
    minor role.
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body part

  • noun any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
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car part

  • noun a component of an automobile
    auto part.
    • his business is auto parts
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complex body part

  • noun a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing
    body structure; anatomical structure; bodily structure; structure.
    • he has good bone structure
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component part

  • noun something determined in relation to something that includes it
    portion; part; component; constituent.
    • he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself
    • I read a portion of the manuscript
    • the smaller component is hard to reach
    • the animal constituent of plankton
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external body part

  • noun any body part visible externally
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fifth part

  • noun one part in five equal parts
    one-fifth; twenty percent; fifth.
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fixed-point part

  • noun the positive fractional part of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the mantissa is .808
    mantissa.
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For my part

  • so far as concerns me; for my share.
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For the most part

  • adverb in large part; mainly or chiefly
    mostly; largely.
    • These accounts are largely inactive
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  • in reference to the larger part of a thing, or to the majority of the persons, instances, or things referred to; as, human beings, for the most part, are superstitious; the view, for the most part, was pleasing.
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fore part

Fore" part`, Fore"part` noun (Also<
  • Fore part
  • Forepart
)
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  1. The part most advanced, or first in time or in place; the beginning.
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four-part harmony

  • noun harmony in which each chord has four notes that create four melodic lines
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fourth part

  • noun one of four equal parts
    twenty-five percent; one-quarter; quartern; one-fourth; fourth; quarter.
    • a quarter of a pound
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good part

  • noun a place of especial strength
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imaginary part

  • noun the part of a complex number that has the square root of -1 as a factor
    imaginary part.
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imaginary part of a complex number

  • noun the part of a complex number that has the square root of -1 as a factor
    imaginary part.
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In good part

  • as well done; favorably; acceptably; in a friendly manner. Hooker.
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In ill part

  • unfavorably; with displeasure.
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In part

  • in some degree; partly.
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Integrant parts, ∨ particles

  • of bodies, those smaller particles into which a body may be reduced without loss of its original constitution, as by mechanical division.
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Meridional parts

  • parts of the meridian in Mercator's projection, corresponding to each minute of latitude from the equator up to 70 or 80 degrees; tabulated numbers representing these parts used in projecting charts, and in solving cases in Mercator's sailing.
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name part

  • noun the role of the character after whom the play is named
    title role.
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Part and parcel

  • an essential or constituent portion; a reduplicative phrase. Cf. might and main, kith and kin, etc. "She was . . . part and parcel of the race and place." Howitt.
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part music

  • noun vocal music for several voices in independent parts (usually performed without accompaniment)
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part name

  • noun a word that names a part of a larger whole
    meronym.
    • `brim' and `crown' are meronyms of `hat'
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Part of speech

  • noun one of the traditional categories of words intended to reflect their functions in a grammatical context
    form class; word class.
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  • (Gram.), a sort or class of words of a particular character; thus, the noun is a part of speech denoting the name of a thing; the verb is a part of speech which asserts something of the subject of a sentence.
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Part owner

  • (Law), one of several owners or tenants in common. See Joint tenant, under Joint.
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Part singing

  • singing in which two or more of the harmonic parts are taken.
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Part song

  • a song in two or more (commonly four) distinct vocal parts. "A part song differs from a madrigal in its exclusion of contrapuntual devices; from a glee, in its being sung by many voices, instead of by one only, to each part." Stainer & Barrett.
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part to whole relation

  • noun the semantic relation that holds between a part and the whole
    meronymy.
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part with

  • verb give up what is not strictly needed
    dispense with; give up; spare.
    • he asked if they could spare one of their horses to speed his journey
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part-of-speech tagger

  • noun a tagging program whose labels indicate a word's part of speech
    pos tagger.
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part-owner

  • noun a person who owns something in common with others
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part-singing

  • noun singing with three or more voice parts
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part-time

  • adjective involving less than the standard or customary time for an activity
    parttime.
    • part-time employees
    • a part-time job
  • adverb for less than the standard number of hours
    half-time.
    • he works part-time
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part-timer

  • noun someone who works less than the customary or standard time
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parted leaf

  • noun a leaf having margins incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
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parts bin

  • noun a bin for holding spare parts
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parts catalog

  • noun a list advertising parts for machinery along with prices
    parts catalog.
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parts catalogue

  • noun a list advertising parts for machinery along with prices
    parts catalog.
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parts department

  • noun the division of a business (e.g. a service garage) that sells replacement parts
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parts inventory

  • noun an inventory of replacement parts
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plant part

  • noun any part of a plant or fungus
    plant structure.
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private parts

  • noun external sex organ
    privates; genitals; genitalia; crotch; genital organ.
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Running part

  • (Naut.), that part of a rope that is hauled upon, in distinction from the standing part.
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sixteenth part

  • noun one part in sixteen equal parts
    sixteenth; one-sixteenth.
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spare part

  • noun an extra component of a machine or other apparatus
    spare.
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Standing part

  • . (Naut.) (a) That part of a tackle which is made fast to a block, point, or other object . (b) That part of a rope around which turns are taken with the running part in making a knot of the like.
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take part

  • verb share in something
    participate.
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tenth part

  • noun a tenth part; one part in ten equal parts
    ten percent; one-tenth; tenth.
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thirty-second part

  • noun one part in thirty-two equal parts
    thirty-second; one-thirty-second.
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three-parted

Three"-part`ed adjective
Definitions
  1. Divided into, or consisting of, three parts; tripartite.
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Three-parted leaf

  • (Bot.), a leaf divided into three parts down to the base, but not entirely separate.
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To act a part

  • to sustain the part of one of the characters in a play; hence, to simulate; to dissemble.
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To act the part of

  • to take the character of; to fulfill the duties of.
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To part a cable

  • (Naut.), to break it.
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To part company

  • to separate, as travelers or companions.
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To take part

  • to share; as, they take part in our rejoicing.
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To take part with

  • to unite with; to join with. take part in = participate in
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twelfth part

  • noun one part in twelve equal parts
    duodecimal; twelfth; one-twelfth.
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two-part

  • adjective satellite involving two parts or elements
    two-way; bipartite.
    • a bipartite document
    • a two-way treaty
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two-parted

Two"-part`ed adjective
Definitions
  1. (Biol.) Divided from the border to the base into two distinct parts; bipartite.
Two"-part`ed adjective
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  1. (Bot.) Divided from the border to the base into two distinct parts; bipartite.
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voice part

  • noun a part written for a singer
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water parting

  • noun a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
    divide; watershed.
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weak part

  • noun a place of especial vulnerability
    soft spot; weak spot.
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whole to part relation

  • noun the semantic relation that holds between a whole and its parts
    holonymy.
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"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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