- parti pris,
- parti québécois,
- partial agglutinin,
- partial antigen,
- partial denture,
- partial derivative,
- partial differential
Origin of partial
Examples from the Web for partial
Despite the financial remedy, partial repeal of the screen quota has imperiled the domestic market.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or perhaps Understanding, Partial Ignorance, and Total Ignorance.
A better taxonomy would break us up by words like Acceptance, Partial Denial, and Total Denial.
He majored in mathematical physics, studying mind-bending theories of quantum mechanics and partial differential equations.
The shooting left Brady with slurred speech, and with partial paralysis, which required him to use a wheelchair.Jim Brady, Reagan’s Gentle ‘Bear’ Who Roared Back to Life After Being Shot|Eleanor Clift|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The following typical case of partial stupor is quoted as an example of delusions appearing only during the onset.Benign Stupors|August Hoch
In all cases it is not uncommon to have a partial recovery followed by relapse when the animal becomes excited from any cause.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
Their present restriction and partial extermination have been due to the incursions of the warlike Malays.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
Out of the prevailing silence he suddenly distinguished voices at hand, and the sound awoke him to partial interest.Beth Norvell|Randall Parrish
Following is a partial list of words of foreign origin which should not be italicized even when the original accents are retained.The Uses of Italic|Frederick W. Hamilton
- constituting part of a larger structurea partial umbel
- used for only part of the life cycle of a planta partial habitat
- (of a parasite) not exclusively parasitic
Word Origin for partial
early 15c., "one-sided, biased," from Old French parcial (14c., Modern French partial), from Medieval Latin partialis "divisible, solitary, partial," from Latin pars (genitive partis) "part" (see part (n.)). Sense of "not whole, incomplete" is attested from late 14c. Related: Partially (mid-15c. as "incompletely").