Definitions for "Disk partition"
See Partition, disk.
A designation of a fractional part of a disk to be used for a given purpose.  Most systems require a disk to be partitioned prior to formatting, even if it is simply grouped into one large partition.
A hard drive containing a set of consecutive cylinders. Before files can stored on a disk partition it must be formatted to create a logical volume.
an area of a disk that has been configured to contain a file system
a physical disk, or a portion of one, that has been prepared to contain file directories
(n.) A portion of the disk that is reserved for a specific file system and function.
Keywords:  sub, division, areas, one
a sub-division of the disk into one or more areas