Partition

Business / Construction / Partition: A wall that subdivides spaces within any story of a building or room.

Other Words for Partition

Partition Noun Synonyms: (room) divider, (dividing) wall, barrier, screen, separator
Partition Adjective Synonyms: separation, division, splitting (up), split-up, partitionment, break-up, breaking up, segmenting, segmentation
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Bearing Partition

Business / Construction / Bearing Partition: A partition that supports any vertical load in addition to its own weight. MORE

Partitioning

Technology / Cell Phones / Partitioning: Dividing a spectrum license into two or more geographic areas. MORE

Resource Partitioning

Science / Biology / Resource Partitioning: The division of resources such that a few dominant species exploit most of the available resources while other species divide the remainder; helps explain why a few species are abundant in a community MORE

Lords Rooms

Entertainment / Literature / Lords Rooms: During the Renaissance, the most prestigious and costly seating in public playhouses were the lords' rooms. These rooms were partitioned sections of the gallery near the 'above.' (The cost was three p MORE

Stud

Business / Construction / Stud: A vertical wood framing member, also referred to as a wall stud, attached to the horizontal sole plate below and the top plate above. Normally 2 X 4's or 2 X 6's, 8' long (sometimes 92 5/8'). One of a MORE

Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA)

Business / Real Estate / Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA): A federal agency created in 1968 when the Federal National Mortgage association (FNMA) was partitioned into two separate corporations. Ginnie Mae, as it is popularly called, is a corporation without c MORE

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