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Parting meaning

parting - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Part
  2. 2. Serving to part; dividing; separating.
  3. 3. Given when departing; as, a parting shot; a parting salute.
  4. 4. Departing.
  5. 5. Admitting of being parted; partible.
  6. 6. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; division; separation.
  7. 7. A separation; a leave- taking.
  8. 8. A surface or line of separation where a division occurs.
  9. 9. The surface of the sand of one section of a mold where it meets that of another section.
  10. 10. The separation and determination of alloys; esp., the separation, as by acids, of gold from silver in the assay button.
  11. 11. The breaking, as of a cable, by violence.
  12. 12. Lamellar separation in a crystallized mineral, due to some other cause than cleavage, as to the presence of twinning lamellae.

parting - examples of usage

  1. Time came for parting. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  2. Peggy cried a little on parting. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. " Did you have a very touching parting, Mr. Fenwick? - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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