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  • n. Plural form of partial.

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Examples

  • Ken Macleod's "Lighting Out" is set in a post-singular universe where people spin off into AI "partials".

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  • He has to constantly report his progress to his gray cap boss and is always watched and questioned by "partials," humans who have joined cause with the gray caps and been physically altered accordingly.

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  • I think I attended a grand total of two panels over the whole weekend, and even those were "partials" where I didn't make it to the whole thing.

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  • Several entries will be chosen for "partials" which in this case will mean a further 750 words or so.

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  • Then again, I’ve only been querying for a month and have already gotten four requests for partials, which is pretty good results in any book you consider.

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  • The best way to get "top dollar" is to sell your note in "partials" thus reducing the risk to the purchaser.

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  • At home, I prefer a tasting of accessible, affordable wines that my friends can appreciate and enjoy, and we can have some fun with, followed by a simple dinner or barbecue at home with the "partials," the leftover wines.

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  • Investors who, as of the record date, hold a number of Notes that is not divisible by four will receive one reverse-split adjusted Note for every four Notes held on the record date and a cash payment for any odd number of Notes remaining (the "partials").

    Barclays Announces Reverse Split of iPath® S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ Exchange Traded Notes - Yahoo! Finance

  • · $template [ 'partials'] - Contains an array of HTML chunks for all built partial views.

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  • Still I got several bites for partials, but only one full from a brand new agent who was one of those beautiful souls willing to take a chance.

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