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

  • noun Distribution; apportionment.
  • noun A partitioning again or in a different way.
  • transitive verb To partition again; redivide.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A repeated or fresh partition; redistribution.

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

  • noun a distribution or apportioning of something
  • noun a partitioning of something in a different manner
  • noun computing a formatting of a hard drive into different partitions
  • verb transitive to partition again
  • verb transitive, computing to format a hard drive into different partitions

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