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tr.v. im·part·ed, im·part·ing, im·parts
1. To grant a share of; bestow: impart a subtle flavor; impart some advice.
2. To make known; disclose: persuaded to impart the secret.
3. To pass on; transmit: imparts forward motion.

[Middle English imparten, from Old French impartir, from Latin impertīre, impartīre : in-, in; see in-2 + partīre, to share (from pars, part-, part; see perə- in Indo-European roots).]
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Noun1.imparting - the transmission of information
transmission - communication by means of transmitted signals
giving - the imparting of news or promises etc.; "he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving"; "giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily"
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"Doubtless," said the Philosopher to himself, as he walked away, "the wisdom of fools is no deeper nor truer than ours, but they really do seem to have a more impressive way of imparting it."
He did not impart these truths without imparting certain tricks with them, which I was careful to imitate as soon as I began to write in his manner, that is to say instantly.
Quasimodo then constituted himself the rearguard, and followed the archdeacon, walking backwards, squat, surly, monstrous, bristling, gathering up his limbs, licking his boar's tusks, growling like a wild beast, and imparting to the crowd immense vibrations, with a look or a gesture.
It was certainly a doubtful charm, imparting a hard, metallic lustre to the child's character.
It appeared to me that it would take time, to become uncommon under these circumstances: nevertheless, I resolved to try it, and that very evening Biddy entered on our special agreement, by imparting some information from her little catalogue of Prices, under the head of moist sugar, and lending me, to copy at home, a large old English D which she had imitated from the heading of some newspaper, and which I supposed, until she told me what it was, to be a design for a buckle.
ISLAMABAD -- The Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) has decided to extend its e-learning facility to Pakistani International School, Riyadh for imparting quality education to the expatriates' children through online lectures.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday approved the Social Welfare Department's proposal to enhance the annual family income criteria by Rs 2 lakh under the scheme of imparting vocational training to SC, ST, OBC, minorities and physically handicapped persons.
The Al-Qadir University, whose foundation stone was laid under the sagacious and visionary approach of the prime minister and the first lady would also provide modern scientific education, besides imparting Islamic teachings to the youth.
The KPK governor while addressing at the ceremony said that the government had been taking steps to provide opportunities of imparting higher education to women.
The program aims at, not only developing key specialized skills, but also imparting knowledge about various freelancing and other employment and entrepreneurial opportunities available internationally and locally.Due to limited employment opportunities, it is essential for upcoming workforce to have necessary knowledge and abilities to seize such opportunities to become influential participants in global competitive market for capturing international opportunities across multiple industry segments.
has patented a perfume comprised of water, alcohol, oil and a scent imparting constituent; one or more surfactants effective for solubilizing the oil in the water and alcohol; particles dispersed uniformly throughout the perfume that impart one or more visual effects to the perfume viewable when the perfume is in a transparent vessel and a stabilizing agent comprising ammonium acryloyl dimethyltaurate/ carboxyethyl acrylate crosspolymer; in a concentration effective for stabilizing rheology, viscosity, and particle suspension and imparting a capacity to make a misting spray pattern when the perfume is sprayed through a sprayer, wherein the one or more visual effects is not viewable when sprayed onto a surface.
20 -- A core team of the Human Resources Development Ministry and others dealing with education were having a serious discussion on imparting value education to school students.