part.

Related to part.: part of speech, Arvo Part

part.

abbr.
1. participle
2. particle
3. partitive
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part.

abbreviation for
1. (Grammar) participle
2. particular
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References in classic literature ?
Moreover, some quantities are such that each part of the whole has a relative position to the other parts: others have within them no such relation of part to part.
One could not expect anybody to take such a part. Nothing but buffoonery from beginning to end.
The storm through Baron Wildenheim was the height of his theatrical ambition; and with the advantage of knowing half the scenes by heart already, he did now, with the greatest alacrity, offer his services for the part. To do him justice, however, he did not resolve to appropriate it; for remembering that there was some very good ranting-ground in Frederick, he professed an equal willingness for that.
We must not allow her to accept the part. She must not be left to her own complaisance.
It is suggested there cannot be the same life, the same brightness and beauty, in relating the penitent part as is in the criminal part. If there is any truth in that suggestion, I must be allowed to say 'tis because there is not the same taste and relish in the reading, and indeed it is to true that the difference lies not in the real worth of the subject so much as in the gust and palate of the reader.
Intimately as Miss Garth was acquainted with this peculiarity in her pupil, she now saw it asserting itself for the first time, in association with mental exertion of any kind on Magdalen's part. Feeling, therefore, some curiosity to know how long the combing and the studying had gone on together, she ventured on putting the question, first to the mistress; and (receiving no answer in that quarter) secondly to the maid.
She literally forced him into his part. Her father fell asleep in his chair.
I will not, however, here give any instances, for I see hardly any way of distinguishing between the effects, on the one hand, of a part being largely developed through natural selection and another and adjoining part being reduced by this same process or by disuse, and, on the other hand, the actual withdrawal of nutriment from one part owing to the excess of growth in another and adjoining part.
The case appears to me rather obscure: for that part of the mountain which is protected by a mantle of snow, must be less subject to repeated and great changes of temperature than any other part. I have sometimes thought, that the earth and fragments of stone on the surface, were perhaps less effectually removed by slowly percolating snow-water [2] than by rain, and therefore that the appearance of a quicker disintegration of the solid rock under the snow, was deceptive.
After a 25-sec delay, internal gas is injected to core out bosses and the 2.5-in.-thick rim around the part. The internal gas displaces material and creates a gas channel of 1.6 in.
With today's ever growing metal prices, that machined metal may have a value of $5.00 or $50,000.00, depending on the part. From the drilling industry's stator pipes to the solid forklift tire, rubber eventually wears out; but the metal the rubber is bonded to remains perfectly usable.