Parting tool
Parting Par"ting (p[aum]rt"[i^]ng), a. [From {Part}, v.] 1. Serving to part; dividing; separating. [1913 Webster]

2. Given when departing; as, a parting shot; a parting salute. ``Give him that parting kiss.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. Departing. ``Speed the parting guest.'' --Pope. [1913 Webster]

4. Admitting of being parted; partible. [1913 Webster]

{Parting fellow}, a partner. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

{Parting pulley}. See under {Pulley}.

{Parting sand} (Founding), dry, nonadhesive sand, sprinkled upon the partings of a mold to facilitate the separation.

{Parting strip} (Arch.), in a sash window, one of the thin strips of wood let into the pulley stile to keep the sashes apart; also, the thin piece inserted in the window box to separate the weights.

{Parting tool} (Mach.), a thin tool, used in turning or planing, for cutting a piece in two. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Parting fellow — Parting Par ting (p[aum]rt [i^]ng), a. [From {Part}, v.] 1. Serving to part; dividing; separating. [1913 Webster] 2. Given when departing; as, a parting shot; a parting salute. Give him that parting kiss. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Departing. Speed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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