Comparting
Compart Com*part", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comparted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comparting}.] [L. compartiri; com- + partiri, partire to share, pars, partis, part, share: cf. OF. compartir. See {Part}, v. t.] To divide; to mark out into parts or subdivisions. [R.] [1913 Webster]

The crystal surface is comparted all In niches verged with rubies. --Glover. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • comparting — v. subdivide, divide part of a whole into smaller sections; separate into subdivisions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Compart — Com*part , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comparted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comparting}.] [L. compartiri; com + partiri, partire to share, pars, partis, part, share: cf. OF. compartir. See {Part}, v. t.] To divide; to mark out into parts or subdivisions. [R.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Comparted — Compart Com*part , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comparted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comparting}.] [L. compartiri; com + partiri, partire to share, pars, partis, part, share: cf. OF. compartir. See {Part}, v. t.] To divide; to mark out into parts or subdivisions …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • compart — verb a) To divide into smaller parts; to divide into compartments. If I behold what inventions men have in comparting Musical intervals... b) To arrange or lay out according to a plan, with due distribution and disposition of parts …   Wiktionary

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