Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An instrumental piece composed of a series of variations, as a suite.
  • noun One of the variations contained in such a piece.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In music, a suite, or a set of variations.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A suite; a set of variations.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun music A type of instrumental suite popular in the 18th century

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one of the variations contained in a partita
  • noun (music) an instrumental suite common in the 18th century

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian, from feminine past participle of partire, divide, from Latin partīre; see partite.]

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From Italian partita

Examples

  • Davey OBrien Award (Miglior Quarterback): ancora una volta la partita sembra riservata principalmente the Tim e Colt, matriarch dietro the loro arise un Case Keenum in netta rimonta dopo gli straordinari numeri messi insieme in questa stagione che lo hanno visto viaggiare ad una media di 4 TD pass the partita, rivelandolo come arma in pi dellattacco di Houston, the livello stellare criminal lui in cabina di regia.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Davey OBrien Award (Miglior Quarterback): ancora una volta la partita sembra riservata principalmente the Tim e Colt, matriarch dietro the loro arise un Case Keenum in netta rimonta dopo gli straordinari numeri messi insieme in questa stagione che lo hanno visto viaggiare ad una media di 4 TD pass the partita, rivelandolo come arma in pi dellattacco di Houston, the livello stellare criminal lui in cabina di regia.

    Rites of Autumn Blog Archive College Football Awards: i finalisti.

  • A well-trained memory is essential for a player to envision and select — from the numerous combinations available to the mind's eye — those tactical "moves" that cause the most advantageous resolution of a given partita.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • Ho anche fatto l'abbonamento a un canale sportivo via internet da guardare sul laptop cosi' posso finalmente godermi una buona dose di sport europeo - ieri guardavo una partita del Newcastle giusto perche' potevo!

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Ho anche fatto l'abbonamento a un canale sportivo via internet da guardare sul laptop cosi' posso finalmente godermi una buona dose di sport europeo - ieri guardavo una partita del Newcastle giusto perche' potevo!

    Riding the wave. Or something like that.

  • Now when the fiddle sang at all it sang alone: but since Stephen's departure he had rarely been in a mood for music and in any case the partita that he was now engaged upon, one of the manuscript works that he had bought in London, grew more and more strange the deeper he went into it.

    Did You Know Bach Had a Father?

  • I have tried this partita in C a good many times, and the argument goes so deep, so close and deep, that I scarcely follow it yet, let alone make it sing.

    Did You Know Bach Had a Father?

  • Benché il paracadutismo in topless sia interessante, in realtà ho postato il video perché adoro quando una partita di golf viene interrotta.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Fleggaard: Nude Skydive

  • I have tried this partita in C a good many times, and the argument goes so deep, so close and deep, that I scarcely follow it yet, let alone make it sing.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Now when the fiddle sang at all it sang alone: but since Stephen's departure he had rarely been in a mood for music and in any case the partita that he was now engaged upon, one of the manuscript works that he had bought in London, grew more and more strange the deeper he went into it.

    Archive 2009-12-01

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  • Wow, WeirdNet's done it again.

    Usage:

    "'It is strange stuff, fugues and suites of the last age, crabbed and knotted sometimes and not at all in the modern taste, but I do assure you, Stephen, there is meat it in it. I have tried this partita in C a good many times, and the argument goes so deep, so close and deep, that I scarcely follow it yet, let alone make it sing. How I should love to hear it played really well — to hear Viotti dashing away.'"

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Ionian Mission, 48

    February 11, 2008