Meaning of partial

Definition of partial

(adj) being or affecting only a part; not total; "a partial description of the suspect"; "partial collapse"; "a partial eclipse"; "a partial monopoly"; "partial immunity"
(followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for; "fond of chocolate"; "partial to horror movies"
(noun) the derivative of a function of two or more variables with respect to a single variable while the other variables are considered to be constant
a harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency

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