partial (Meaning)

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partial (n)

the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant

a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency

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partial (s)

being or affecting only a part; not total

(followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for

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partial (a)

showing favoritism

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partial (n.)

Of, pertaining to, or affecting, a part only; not general or universal; not total or entire; as, a partial eclipse of the moon.

Inclined to favor one party in a cause, or one side of a question, more then the other; baised; not indifferent; as, a judge should not be partial.

Having a predelection for; inclined to favor unreasonably; foolishly fond.

Pertaining to a subordinate portion; as, a compound umbel is made up of a several partial umbels; a leaflet is often supported by a partial petiole.

partial Sentence Examples

  1. The patient experienced a partial recovery from their illness.
  2. The solar eclipse was only a partial one, revealing only a sliver of the sun.
  3. The company's financial report showed a partial improvement in its revenue.
  4. The student made a partial attempt at the assignment, but failed to complete it.
  5. The weather forecast predicted partial sunny skies with a chance of afternoon rain.
  6. The judge issued a partial summary judgment, ruling on specific points of law.
  7. The team had a partial share of the championship, finishing in a tie.
  8. The research data provided partial evidence to support the hypothesis.
  9. The building was only partially constructed when the project was halted.
  10. The photographer captured a partial portrait of the subject, showing only the upper half of their face.

FAQs About the word partial

the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant, a harmonic with

one-sided, biased, hostile, colored,distorted, partisan, parti pris, shaded, warped, concerned

nonpartisan,equal, unbiased, honest, disinterested, independent, evenhanded, receptive, impartial, neutral

The patient experienced a partial recovery from their illness.

The solar eclipse was only a partial one, revealing only a sliver of the sun.

The company's financial report showed a partial improvement in its revenue.

The student made a partial attempt at the assignment, but failed to complete it.