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1. Botany
a. constituting part of a larger structure
b. used for only part of the life cycle of a plant
c. (of a parasite) not exclusively parasitic
2. Maths designating or relating to an operation in which only one of a set of independent variables is considered at a time
3. Music Acoustics any of the component tones of a single musical sound, including both those that belong to the harmonic series of the sound and those that do not
4. Maths a partial derivative

partial

[′pär·shəl]
(acoustics)
Also known as partial tone.
A simple sinusoidal physical component of a complex tone.
A sound sensation component that is distinguishable as a simple tone, cannot be further analyzed by the ear, and contributes to the character of the complex sound; the frequency of a partial may be higher or lower than the basic frequency and may be an integral multiple or submultiple of the basic frequency.
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Bare allegations of their partiality will not suffice in the absence of clear and convincing evidence to overcome the presumption that a judge will undertake his noble role to dispense justice according to law and evidence without fear or favor.
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