1. Noun.  A fraction of a whole; a portion (jump, fraction of a whole) .
  2. Noun.  A distinct element or component.
  3. Noun.  A group inside a larger group (jump, group within a larger group) .
  4. Noun.  duty; responsibility.
  5. Noun.  share, especially of a profit.
  6. Noun.  Position or role (especially in a play).
  7. Noun.  A unit of relative proportion in a mixture.
  8. Noun.  3.5 centiliters of one ingredient in a mixed drink.
  9. Noun.  A section of a document.
  10. Noun.  (US) The dividing line formed by combing the hair in different directions (jump, hair dividing line) .
  11. Noun.  (music) The melody played or sung by a particular instrument, voice, or group of instruments or voices, within a polyphonic piece.
  12. Noun.  (Judaism) In the Hebrew lunisolar calendar, a unit of time equivalent to 3⅓ seconds (jump, Hebrew calendar unit) .
  13. Noun.  A section of land; an area of a country or other territory; region.
  14. Verb.  (intransitive) to leave.
  15. Verb.  to cut hair with a parting.
  16. Verb.  (transitive) To divide in two.
  17. Verb.  (intransitive) to be divided in two or separated.
  18. Verb.  (transitive, now) to divide up; to share.
  19. Verb.  (transitive, computing) to leave (an IRC channel).
  20. Adjective.  fractional, partial.
  21. Adverb.  partly, partially, fractionally.

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