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Part vs. Feature

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Partnoun

A portion; a component.

Featurenoun

(obsolete) One's structure or make-up: form, shape, bodily proportions.

Partnoun

A fraction of a whole. t

‘Gaul is divided into three parts.’;

Featurenoun

An important or main item.

Partnoun

A distinct element of something larger.

‘The parts of a chainsaw include the chain, engine, and handle.’;

Featurenoun

(media) A long, prominent article or item in the media, or the department that creates them; frequently used technically to distinguish content from news.

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Partnoun

A group inside a larger group. t

Featurenoun

Any of the physical constituents of the face (eyes, nose, etc.).

Partnoun

Share, especially of a profit.

‘I want my part of the bounty.’;

Featurenoun

(computing) A beneficial capability of a piece of software.

Partnoun

A unit of relative proportion in a mixture.

‘The mixture comprises one part sodium hydroxide and ten parts water.’;

Featurenoun

The cast or structure of anything, or of any part of a thing, as of a landscape, a picture, a treaty, or an essay; any marked peculiarity or characteristic.

‘one of the features of the landscape’;

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Partnoun

3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink.

Featurenoun

(archaeology) Something discerned from physical evidence that helps define, identify, characterize, and interpret an archeological site.

Partnoun

A section of a document.

‘Please turn to Part I, Chapter 2.’;

Featurenoun

(engineering) Characteristic forms or shapes of parts. For example, a hole, boss, slot, cut, chamfer, or fillet.

Partnoun

A section of land; an area of a country or other territory; region.

Featurenoun

An individual measurable property or characteristic of a phenomenon being observed.

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Partnoun

A factor.

‘3 is a part of 12.’;

Featurenoun

(music) The act of being featured in a piece of music.

Partnoun

(US) A room in a public building, especially a courtroom.

Featurenoun

(linguistics) The elements into which linguistic units can be broken down.

Partnoun

Duty; responsibility.

‘to do one’s part’;

Featureverb

(transitive) To ascribe the greatest importance to something within a certain context.

Partnoun

Position or role (especially in a play).

‘We all have a part to play.’;

Featureverb

(transitive) To star, to contain.

Partnoun

(music) The melody played or sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or voices, within a polyphonic piece.

‘The first violin part in this concerto is very challenging.’;

Featureverb

(intransitive) To appear, to make an appearance.

Partnoun

Each of two contrasting sides of an argument, debate etc.; "hand".

Featureverb

To have features resembling.

Partnoun

(US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions. t

‘The part of his hair was slightly to the left.’;

Featurenoun

The make, form, or outward appearance of a person; the whole turn or style of the body; esp., good appearance.

‘What needeth it his feature to descrive?’; ‘Cheated of feature by dissembling nature.’;

Partnoun

(Judaism) In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3⅓ seconds. s

Featurenoun

The make, cast, or appearance of the human face, and especially of any single part of the face; a lineament. (pl.) The face, the countenance.

‘It is for homely features to keep home.’;

Partnoun

A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; usually in the plural with a collective sense.

Featurenoun

The cast or structure of anything, or of any part of a thing, as of a landscape, a picture, a treaty, or an essay; any marked peculiarity or characteristic; as, one of the features of the landscape.

‘And to her service bind each living creatureThrough secret understanding of their feature.’;

Partverb

(intransitive) To leave someone's company; to go way; to die; to get rid of something, stop using it.

Featurenoun

A form; a shape.

‘So scented the grim feature, and upturnedHis nostril wide into the murky air.’;

Partverb

To cut hair with a parting; shed.

Featurenoun

a prominent aspect of something;

‘the map showed roads and other features’; ‘generosity is one of his best characteristics’;

Partverb

(transitive) To divide in two.

‘to part the curtains’;

Featurenoun

the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose and mouth and chin;

‘an expression of pleasure crossed his features’; ‘his lineaments were very regular’;

Partverb

(intransitive) To be divided in two or separated; shed.

‘A rope parts.’; ‘His hair parts in the middle.’;

Featurenoun

the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater;

‘the feature tonight is `Casablanca'’;

Partverb

To divide up; to share.

Featurenoun

a special or prominent article in a newspaper or magazine;

‘they ran a feature on retirement planning’;

Partverb

(obsolete) To have a part or share; to partake.

Featurenoun

an article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles

Partverb

To separate or disunite; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.

Featureverb

have as a feature;

‘This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France’;

Partverb

(obsolete) To hold apart; to stand or intervene between.

Featureverb

wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner;

‘she was sporting a new hat’;

Partverb

To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion.

‘to part gold from silver’;

Partverb

To leave; to quit.

Partverb

To leave (an IRC channel).

Partadjective

Fractional; partial.

‘Fred was part owner of the car.’;

Partadverb

Partly; partially; fractionally.

‘Part finished’;

Partnoun

One of the portions, equal or unequal, into which anything is divided, or regarded as divided; something less than a whole; a number, quantity, mass, or the like, regarded as going to make up, with others, a larger number, quantity, mass, etc., whether actually separate or not; a piece; a fragment; a fraction; a division; a member; a constituent.

‘And kept back part of the price, . . . and brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles'feet.’; ‘Our ideas of extension and number - do they not contain a secret relation of the parts ?’; ‘I am a part of all that I have met.’;

Partnoun

An equal constituent portion; one of several or many like quantities, numbers, etc., into which anything is divided, or of which it is composed; proportional division or ingredient.

‘An homer is the tenth part of an ephah.’; ‘A thought which, quartered, hath but one part wisdom,And ever three parts coward.’;

Partnoun

A constituent portion of a living or spiritual whole; a member; an organ; an essential element.

‘All the parts were formed . . . into one harmonious body.’; ‘The pulse, the glow of every part.’;

Partnoun

That which belongs to one, or which is assumed by one, or which falls to one, in a division or apportionment; share; portion; lot; interest; concern; duty; office.

‘We have no part in David.’; ‘Accuse not Nature! she hath done her part;Do thou but thine.’; ‘Let me bearMy part of danger with an equal share.’;

Partnoun

A constituent of character or capacity; quality; faculty; talent; - usually in the plural with a collective sense.

‘Which maintained so politic a state of evil, that they will not admit any good part to intermingle with them.’;

Partnoun

One of the opposing parties or sides in a conflict or a controversy; a faction.

‘For he that is not against us is on our part.’; ‘Make whole kingdoms take her brother's part.’;

Partnoun

Quarter; region; district; - usually in the plural.

‘All parts resound with tumults, plaints, and fears.’;

Partnoun

A particular character in a drama or a play; an assumed personification; also, the language, actions, and influence of a character or an actor in a play; or, figuratively, in real life; as, to play the part of Macbeth. See To act a part, under Act.

‘That partWas aptly fitted and naturally performed.’; ‘It was a brute part of him to kill so capital a calf.’; ‘Honor and shame from no condition rise;Act well your part, there all the honor lies.’;

Partnoun

Such portion of any quantity, as when taken a certain number of times, will exactly make that quantity; as, 3 is a part of 12; - the opposite of multiple. Also, a line or other element of a geometrical figure.

Partnoun

One of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc.

Partverb

To divide; to separate into distinct parts; to break into two or more parts or pieces; to sever.

‘There, [celestial love] parted into rainbow hues.’;

Partverb

To divide into shares; to divide and distribute; to allot; to apportion; to share.

‘To part his throne, and share his heaven with thee.’; ‘They parted my raiment among them.’;

Partverb

To separate or disunite; to cause to go apart; to remove from contact or contiguity; to sunder.

‘The Lord do so to me, and more also, if aught but death part thee and me.’; ‘While he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.’; ‘The narrow seas that partThe French and English.’;

Partverb

To hold apart; to stand between; to intervene betwixt, as combatants.

‘The stumbling night did part our weary powers.’;

Partverb

To separate by a process of extraction, elimination, or secretion; as, to part gold from silver.

‘The liver minds his own affair, . . .And parts and strains the vital juices.’;

Partverb

To leave; to quit.

‘Since presently your souls must part your bodies.’;

Partverb

To separate (a collection of objects) into smaller collections; as, to part one's hair in the middle.

Partverb

To be broken or divided into parts or pieces; to break; to become separated; to go asunder; as, rope parts; his hair parts in the middle.

Partverb

To go away; to depart; to take leave; to quit each other; hence, to die; - often with from.

‘He wrung Bassanio's hand, and so they parted.’; ‘He owned that he had parted from the duke only a few hours before.’; ‘His precious bag, which he would by no means part from.’;

Partverb

To perform an act of parting; to relinquish a connection of any kind; - followed by with or from; as, to part with one's money.

‘Celia, for thy sake, I partWith all that grew so near my heart.’; ‘Powerful hands . . . will not partEasily from possession won with arms.’; ‘It was strange to him that a father should feel no tenderness at parting with an only son.’;

Partverb

To have a part or share; to partake.

Partadverb

Partly; in a measure.

Partnoun

something determined in relation to something that includes it;

‘he wanted to feel a part of something bigger than himself’; ‘I read a portion of the manuscript’; ‘the smaller component is hard to reach’;

Partnoun

the extended spatial location of something;

‘the farming regions of France’; ‘religions in all parts of the world’; ‘regions of outer space’;

Partnoun

so far as concerns the actor specified;

‘it requires vigilance on our part’; ‘they resisted every effort on his part’;

Partnoun

something less than the whole of a human artifact;

‘the rear part of the house’; ‘glue the two parts together’;

Partnoun

one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole;

‘the written part of the exam’; ‘the finance section of the company’; ‘the BBC's engineering division’;

Partnoun

the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group;

‘the function of a teacher’; ‘the government must do its part’; ‘play its role’;

Partnoun

a portion of a natural object;

‘they analyzed the river into three parts’; ‘he needed a piece of granite’;

Partnoun

an actor's portrayal of someone in a play;

‘she played the part of Desdemona’;

Partnoun

assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group;

‘he wanted his share in cash’;

Partnoun

any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor;

‘I am proud of my contribution to the team's success’; ‘they all did their share of the work’;

Partnoun

the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music;

‘he tried to sing the tenor part’;

Partnoun

a line where the hair is parted;

‘his part was right in the middle’;

Partverb

go one's own away; move apart;

‘The friends separated after the party’;

Partverb

discontinue an association or relation; go different ways;

‘The business partners broke over a tax question’; ‘The couple separated after 25 years of marriage’; ‘My friend and I split up’;

Partverb

leave;

‘The family took off for Florida’;

Partverb

come apart;

‘The two pieces that we had glued separated’;

Partverb

force, take, or pull apart;

‘He separated the fighting children’; ‘Moses parted the Red Sea’;

Partadverb

in part; in some degree; not wholly;

‘I felt partly to blame’; ‘He was partially paralyzed’;

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