partitioning

Definitions of partitioning
  1. noun
    the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart
    synonyms: division, partition, sectionalisation, sectionalization, segmentation
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    types:
    subdivision
    the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
    septation
    the division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum
    zoning
    dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
    type of:
    separation
    the act of dividing or disconnecting
  2. noun
    an analysis into mutually exclusive categories
    synonyms: breakdown
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    types:
    resolution, resolving
    analysis into clear-cut components
    factoring, factorisation, factorization
    (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
    diagonalisation, diagonalization
    changing a square matrix to diagonal form (with all non-zero elements on the principal diagonal)
    type of:
    analysis, analytic thinking
    the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
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