from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To part, separate.
- v. To divide, divide up, distribute.
- v. To furnish with a dispart sight.
- v. To make allowance for the dispart in (a gun), when taking aim.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To part asunder; to divide; to separate; to sever; to rend; to rive or split
- intransitive v. To separate, to open; to cleave.
- n. The difference between the thickness of the metal at the mouth and at the breech of a piece of ordnance.
- n. A piece of metal placed on the muzzle, or near the trunnions, on the top of a piece of ordnance, to make the line of sight parallel to the axis of the bore; -- called also dispart sight, and muzzle sight.
- transitive v. To make allowance for the dispart in (a gun), when taking aim.
- transitive v. To furnish with a dispart sight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To divide into parts; separate; sever.
- In gunnery: To set a mark on the muzzlering of, as a piece of ordnance, so that a sight-line from the top of the base-ring to the mark on or near the muzzle may be parallel to the axis of the bore or hollow cylinder.
- To make allowance for the dispart in, when taking aim.
- To separate; open; break up.
- n. In gunnery: The difference between the semi-diameter of the base-ring at the breech of a gun and that of the ring at the swell of the muzzle.
- n. A dispart-sight.
From Italian dispartire and its source, Latin dispartire. (Wiktionary)