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partial
adjective
1 incomplete; in part only.
2 (always partial to something) having a liking for it.
3 favouring one side or person unfairly; biased.
noun , acoustics one of the single-frequency tones which go together to form a sound actually heard. Also called partial tone.
[15c: from Latin partialis , from pars part]


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partial derivative
noun , maths a derivative obtained by letting only one of several independent variables vary.


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partial eclipse
noun , astron an eclipse where only part of the Sun, etc is covered.


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partial fraction
noun , maths one of a number of fractions into which another fraction can be separated, eg 1/2 and 1/4 are partial fractions of 3/4.


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partial tone see under partial (n )


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