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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) off

To separate and isolate a portion or section of a larger space or body by erecting a barrier of some sort around it or between them. Sometimes used figuratively. I finally partitioned my office space off with a proper wall and door to help keep it separate from the rest of the house. We've partitioned off our real estate ventures from the rest of our business because of the volatility of the market recently. I partitioned off a second hard drive on the computer to keep sensitive information secure from hackers.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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?

partition something off

to divide off a section of something. They planned to partition the basement off. We will partition off a larger area.
See also: off, partition
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

partition off

v.
To divide or separate something by or as if by means of a partition: The construction workers partitioned off each office with drywall. My vacation was almost ruined when my wallet was stolen, but I've partitioned that event off from my memories of the trip.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Like the METIS-based Partitioner, Static Instruction Scheduler has to treat some instructions specifically, i.e.
The generated benchmarks are hierarchical since the partitioner operates on high levels of hierarchy in order to reduce the partitioning runtime and the number of managed elements.
According to [49, 99], for decompositions generated from a graph partitioner, most of the subdomain edges share only three subdomains.
The same can be said for subdomains generated by the METIS mesh partitioner software; see Figure 2.2.
The main question is how to obtain cutoff functions for the faces and the edges, and a bound for [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] for irregular subdomains, such as those generated by mesh partitioners. The energy of the edge function grows in proportion to the number of points on the edge, so irregular edges should be treated differently and we need an assumption on the number of nodes in relation to the length of the edge.
For our hypergraph partitioner, we chose the number of parts as [m/b], where b is the block size.
Each matrix has been partitioned using the Mondriaan matrix partitioner with default parameters, allowing a computational load imbalance of 3%.
According to Andrzej Zbikowski, who analyzed antisemitic texts that played a vital role in the process of defining Jews as the enemies of Polishness worse than partitioners, the process of propagation of ideological antisemitism radi-cally increased between 1905 and 1914.
He notes a desire to forget Poland, colored by memories of anti-Semitism (albeit carried out by the partitioners, e.g., Czarist Russia), but also forthrightly notes that the low-grade anti-Semitism of the interwar Polish Republic did not help endear the country.
City officials focus only on the opportunity of large-scale infrastructure renewal to boost city economy and whether the project is self- compensable, while land owners and other partitioners care only about the economy benefits of increased land value after consolidation.
Topics examined include completeness estimation of range queries in structured overlays, handling network partitioners and mergers in structured overlay networks, the impact of vertical handovers on cooperative content distribution systems, and distributed automatic file description tuning in peer-to-peer file-sharing systems.
Second aspect is much more employed and usualy combined with different domain partitioners (CHACO, METIS, PARMETIS).
There was motion and inversion everywhere: the invaders were being invaded, the partitioners being partitioned, the penetrators getting penetrated.
Church services on the anniversaries of important events in Polish history (even the uprising against the partitioners) became venues for expressing a patriotic spirit.