[pahr-shuh-lahyz] /ˈpɑr ʃəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), partialized, partializing.
[pahr-shee-al-i-tee, pahr-shal-] /ˌpɑr ʃiˈæl ɪ ti, pɑrˈʃæl-/ noun, plural partialities. 1. the state or character of being . 2. a favorable bias or prejudice: the partiality of parents for their own children. 3. a special fondness, preference, or liking (usually followed by to or for): a partiality for country living. /ˌpɑːʃɪˈælɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. […]
/ˈpærɪtʃ; ˈpɑːr-/ noun 1. a Scot word for porridge
[par-is] /ˈpær ɪs/ noun 1. a U.S. Marine Corps base, recruit depot, and training station in SE South Carolina, SW of Beaufort and S of Port Royal Island.
- Partial key
database A key which identifies a subset of a set of information items (e.g. database “records”), and which could narrow the subset to one item if other partial key(s) were combined with it. (1997-04-26)