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a. an actor's role in a play
b. the speech and actions which make up such a role
c. a written copy of these
2. Anatomy any portion of a larger structure
3. a component that can be replaced in a machine, engine, etc.
4. Music
a. one of a number of separate melodic lines making up the texture of music
b. one of such melodic lines, which is assigned to one or more instrumentalists or singers
c. such a line performed from a separately written or printed copy



in music:

(1) A component of an orchestral, musical-dramatic, or ensemble work intended for performance by a particular voice or musical instrument. In opera, there are two ways of designating solo vocal parts: by the type of voice (for example, soprano part, bass part) and by the name of the hero of the opera (for example, the part of German in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades).

(2) A section of the exposition (and recapitulation) in the sonata form.


An element of a subassembly, not normally useful by itself and not amenable to further disassembly for maintenance purposes.


1. A dividing wall within a building; may be bearing or non-load-bearing.
2. In sound-transmission considerations, any building component (or a combination of components), such as a wall, door, window, roof, or floor-ceiling assembly, that separates one space from another.
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These frozen masses, during the process of thawing, had in some parts been converted into pinnacles or columns, [4] which, as they were high and close together, made it difficult for the cargo mules to pass.
This dryness was shown by the manner in which woodwork shrank (as I soon found by the trouble my geological hammer gave me); by articles of food, such as bread and sugar, becoming extremely hard; and by the preservation of the skin and parts of the flesh of the beasts, which had perished on the road.
Part 47- 210,00 PLN; Part 48 - 360,00 PLN; Part 49 - 60,00 PLN; Part 50 - 1980.
The customer also wanted to obtain a highly cosmetic part right out of the mold that would be comparable to a painted panel.
Part I, Financial Information and Net Income (Loss) Reconciliation.
The system cuts the part into small slices by running it past a mask that has a vertical slit approximately 1/4-in.
This part needs to be tested by sealing the part between two plates, allowing the pressure to equalize, and then testing the presence of the molded sealing beads.
Whether on a small or large scale, companies can use this approach to exponentially increase the brainpower and experience available when designing a part.
Keeping the box full takes some of the pressure off the hammers as scrap shreds in part against itself, saving some wear and tear on the cast parts, he says.
The most costly part of any breakdown is your downtime--not your parts.
Through a close working relationship among manufacturers, operators, and the FAA, process changes were adopted that reduced the billable hour requirements in most cases to less then 4 hours per part number.
recognized by Deloitte and Touche as one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Virginia, has launched its Worldwide Parts Locator Service (WPLS) for data and voice network operators.