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 for Partitioning
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Partition \Par*ti"tion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Partitioned; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Partitioning.]
     1. To divide into parts or shares; to divide and distribute;
        as, to partition an estate among various heirs.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To divide into distinct parts by lines, walls, etc.; as,
        to partition a house.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Uniform without, though severally partitioned
              within.                               --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  partitioning \partitioning\ n.
     An analysis into mutually exclusive categories.
  
     Syn: breakdown.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. Separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or
        keeps apart.
  
     Syn: division, partition, segmentation, subdivision.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  partitioning
      n 1: an analysis into mutually exclusive categories [syn:
           breakdown, partitioning]
      2: the act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the
         creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart [syn:
         division, partition, partitioning, segmentation,
         sectionalization, sectionalisation]

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