An example of partition is when you divide a hard drive into separate areas.
An example of partition is dividing a room into separate areas.
When a wall is built that divides up a room, this wall is an example of a partition.
We partitioned off the alcove to make another bedroom.
Origin of partition
- Middle English particioun from Old French partition from Latin partītiō partītiōn- from partītus past participle of partīre to divide from pars part- part part
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition