partition (something) into (something)

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partition (something) into (something)

To divide some larger space into multiple smaller spaces. Instead of moving us into a larger office, they're just partitioning the existing space into a bunch of tiny cubicles to fit the new employees. We decided to partition our father's land into three equal sections for each sibling.
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partition (something into something)

to divide or separate something into something [smaller]. I will partition this room into two separate spaces. Do you think you can partition this box into four compartments so we can store files by quarter?
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(84.) Arguably, it is later generations who would attempt to distill the literary meaning of Partition into a redemptive gesture or moral.
We then use any of the well-known bijections for converting distinct-part partitions into odd-part partitions (thanks to Euler's classic result) to convert the parts of this distinct-part subpartition into a partition into odd parts.
We then use A-E conversion as above to convert the parts of this distinct-part subpartition into a partition into odd parts.
In addition to "Aomei Partition 3+2 Concept", the latest version adds new features including: merge two partitions without data loss; split one big partition into two or more; convert primary partition to logical and vice versa; support for GPT disk up to 4TB and USB flash drive; as well as compatibility with Windows 8 Developer Preview, Windows Home Server 2011 and Windows Small Business Server 2011.
induced by the partition into fibers of the orthogonal projection to L, for some L [member of] [PI](W) in the standard choice of coordinates.