a set in which a relation as “less than or equal to” holds for some pairs of elements of the set, but not for all.
[pahr-shuh l] /ˈpɑr ʃəl/ adjective 1. being such in only; not total or general; incomplete: partial blindness; a partial payment of a debt. 2. biased or prejudiced in favor of a person, group, side, etc., over another, as in a controversy: a partial witness. 3. pertaining to or affecting a . 4. being a ; […]
- Partial ophthalmoplegia
partial ophthalmoplegia n. Ophthalmoplegia involving only one or two of the extrinsic or intrinsic ocular muscles.
noun, Mathematics. 1. a relation defined on a set, having the properties that each element is in relation to itself, the relation is transitive, and if two elements are in relation to each other, the two elements are equal.
noun, Physics, Chemistry. 1. the pressure that a gas in a mixture of gases would exert if it occupied the same volume as the mixture at the same temperature. noun 1. the pressure that a gas, in a mixture of gases, would exert if it alone occupied the whole volume occupied by the mixture partial […]