The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the partition of a kingdom.
A part divided off by walls; an apartment; a compartment.
To divide into parts or shares; to divide and distribute; as, to partition an estate among various heirs.
To divide into distinct parts by lines, walls, etc.; as, to partition a house.
A full-height wall that joins the suspended ceiling; typically constructed from wood or metal studs and gypsum board or other sheet material such as plywood. See also Screen and Panel.
A wall between rooms usually non-load bearing.
A wall you have to build around a noisy dot matrix printer that makes only slightly less noise than a tree chipper.
A bandwidth pipe assigned to a given traffic class to protect or restrict all the flows in that class.
A collection of PEs that are assigned to a job running on Cray MPP systems.
The group of processor nodes on which you run your program.
The nodes assigned to run a particular parallel program under the IBM SP's Parallel Operating Environment ( POE). The size of the partition is defined as the number of nodes.
Process of creating two or more volumes on a single data storage device.
In multiprogramming, the primary storage area reserved for one program may be fixed or variable in size see also Region.
An area of a media that can be used as a single device and, if formatted, as a volume. See also: device media volume
A zone or group of zones programmed as an area within the premises. For example if you kept your stamp collection in a room, normally not used, you could have all of the detection devices in that room programmed as a partition. In this manner that room will still be protected even when the main house system is disarmed. Also works well for gun cabinets, safes, etc.
A group of zones on the system which are armed/disarmed and controlled independently of other zones grouped into a separate partition. Each partition has its own keypad and can be assigned its own access codes.
An area of the facility that contains alarm loops that arm and disarm as a group with associated auxiliary outputs and audio verification or audio detection audio sensors. Close Glossary Window