For all your dictionary needs!
Morphology. Are you looking for part?
Header of parting


The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun parting:

Video footage: SLOW MOTION CLOSE UP DOF: Showing a victory hand gesture, raising and parting index and middle fingers, while the other fingers are clenched. Peace sign with sunny stormy cloudy sky and in background
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun parting

What does parting mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: partings

  1. the act of departing politely
  2. a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • synonym of parting: part
    • more generic word: line = a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
    • part of: hair = a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures

Phrases with parting

  1. Parting Shot
  2. water parting
  3. Centre Parting

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for parting

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewThe Parser's Manual (1871)

by John Williams

Parting is the pres. part, of the reg. intrans. verb to part. It is used here as a descriptive adjective, and qualifies the noun day — Rule VII. OTHERWISE. Parting is a participial adjective, qualifying the noun day. — Rule VII. OTHERWISE.

Google previewUltimate Guide to Pay-Per-Click Advertising (2014)

by Richard Stokes

Day parting is a strategy that most advertisers should avoid, but it does serve a valuable role in a few niche categories as well as for local advertisers. If you do decide to incorporate it into your campaign, be sure to stay on top of changes to the ...

Google previewASM Materials Engineering Dictionary (1992)

by Joseph R. Davis, ASM International

parting agent patina Fig. 362 10 (im A particulate composite with an aluminum alloy matrix reinforced with 40 vol% SiC particles balance each other in side thrust. (5) A shearing operation used to produce two or more parts from a stamping.

Google previewDictionary of Metals (2012)

by Harold M. Cobb

parting. (1) In the recovery of precious metals, the separation of silver from gold. (2) The zone of separation between cope and drag ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

parting stop - a small vertical strip of wood positioned on each side of the window jamb of a double hung window to separate and maintain the relative positions of the sashes as ...

Google previewLockwood's Dictionary of Terms Used in the Practice of Mechanical Engineering (1892)

Embracing Those Current in the Drawing Office, Pattern Shop, Foundry, Fitting, Turning, Smiths' and Boiler Shops, Etc., Etc. : Comprising Upwards of Six Thousand Definitions by Joseph Gregory Horner

Parting. — (1) The sand joint between two contiguous moulding boxes or flasks ( q.v.). (2) The process of making the joint. (3) The act of separating the different box parts. Parting Line. — The joint line of a pattern. It may be marked upon the ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for parting

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about parting

Click on an item to view that photo:



Goodbye, Toronto.

Photo credit: mayeesherr.

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of long distance relationship, couple on platform at the train station, meeting or parting concept More...

Video language resources about parting

Click on an item to play that video:

View more videos about Centre Parting.

See also the pronunciation examples of parting!

Quotes about parting

By vision a woman can excite you.
Even in her absence, her image will do.
But your presence is a must
to excite her.
In parting, you pine for her.
In parting, she leaves her pain.
16.02.2001, Pmdi (Rm. Shanmugam Chettiar)
more quotes about parting...

Scrabble value of P3A1R1T1I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of PARTING

What do you get if you rearrange the letters?


See also the blanagrams of parting!

Share this page


Go to the usage examples of parting to see it in context!

Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary