parting

  • 1 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Parting — Par ting (p[aum]rt [i^]ng), n. 1. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; division; separation. The parting of the way. Ezek. xxi. 21. [1913 Webster] 2. A separation; a leave taking. Shak. [1913 Webster] And there were sudden… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Parting — may refer to one of the following:*Departure *Farewell *Parting traditions *Cleavage (crystal) …

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  • 4 parting — [adj] farewell departing, final, goodbye, last, valedictory; concept 267 Ant. greeting, introductory parting [n] goodbye, separation adieu, bisection, break, breaking, breakup, crossroads*, departure, detachment, divergence, division, farewell,… …

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  • 5 parting — ► NOUN 1) the action or an act of parting. 2) Brit. a line of scalp revealed by combing the hair away in opposite directions on either side …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 parting — [pärt′iŋ] adj. 1. dividing; separating 2. departing 3. given, spoken, done, etc. at parting n. 1. the act of breaking, dividing, or separating 2. a place of division or separation; dividing point or line 3. something that separates or divides …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Parting — Parting. См. Разделение. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 8 parting — index divergent, division (act of dividing), egress, estrangement, leave (absence), rift (disagreement) …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 parting — part|ing1 [ˈpa:tıŋ US ˈpa:r ] n 1.) [U and C] an occasion when two people leave each other ▪ an emotional parting at the airport ▪ the moment of parting on parting ▪ He gave her a light kiss on parting. 2.) BrE the line on your head made by… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 parting — [[t]pɑ͟ː(r)tɪŋ[/t]] partings 1) N VAR Parting is the act of leaving a particular person or place. A parting is an occasion when this happens. Parting from any one of you for even a short time is hard... It was a dreadfully emotional parting. 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 parting — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ final ▪ amicable ▪ It was an amicable parting and we greatly value the years we spent together. ▪ bitter ▪ The divorce was a bitter parting that …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 parting — /pahr ting/, n. 1. the act of a person or thing that parts. 2. a division or separation. 3. a place of division or separation. 4. a departure or leave taking. 5. death. 6. something that serves to part or separate things. 7. Mineral. a fracture… …

    Universalium

  • 13 parting — 1 noun 1 (C, U) an occasion when two people leave each other: It had been a melancholy parting in the rain. 2 (C) BrE the line on your head made by dividing your hair with a comb; part AmE: a centre parting 3 the parting of the ways the point at… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 parting — I UK [ˈpɑː(r)tɪŋ] / US [ˈpɑrtɪŋ] adjective [only before noun] done or said by someone when they are leaving He shot her a parting glance and then left. a parting comment II UK [ˈpɑː(r)tɪŋ] / US [ˈpɑrtɪŋ] noun Word forms parting : singular parting …

    English dictionary

  • 15 parting — part|ing1 [ partıŋ ] adjective only before noun done or said by someone when they are leaving: He shot her a parting glance and then left. a parting comment parting part|ing 2 [ partıŋ ] noun 1. ) count or uncount the act of leaving someone,… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 parting — /ˈpatɪŋ/ (say pahting) noun 1. the act of someone or something that parts. 2. division; separation. 3. leave taking; departure. 4. death. 5. a place of division or separation. 6. something that serves to part or separate things. 7. a dividing… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 parting — 1. noun 1) an emotional parting Syn: farewell, leave taking, goodbye, adieu, departure; valediction 2) they kept their parting quiet Syn: separation, breakup, split, divorce, rift …

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  • 18 parting — [ˈpɑːtɪŋ] adj I done or said by someone when they are leaving a parting gift/comment[/ex] II noun parting [ˈpɑːtɪŋ] 1) [C/U] the act of leaving someone 2) [C] British a line on your head that you make by brushing or COMBING your hair in two… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 19 parting — part•ing [[t]ˈpɑr tɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) a division; separation 2) a place of division or separation 3) departure; leave taking 4) given, taken, or done at parting: a parting glance[/ex] 5) departing: the parting day[/ex] • Etymology: 1250–1300 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 parting — I. noun Date: 15th century a place or point where a division or separation occurs II. adjective Date: 1562 given, taken, or done at parting < a parting kiss > …

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