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Partition

In mathematics:
  1. Partition of a set
  2. Partition of a number
  3. Partition of unity
  4. Partition function

In computer science:

  1. Hard disk drive partitioning
  2. Partition (IBM PC)
  3. for dividing a big computer (e.g. a mainframe) into several virtually independent computers, see also LPAR[?], IBM mainframe, Sun E10.000[?], HP-UX. Some vendors (e.g. Sun) uses the term domain instead of partition.

In history:

  1. 1947 UN Partition Plan for Palestine
  2. The 1947 Partition of India and Pakistan

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