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As a noun, a part is a section of a greater whole. It is normally an intentional segment rather than one caused by dissection. See e.g. Standard Industrial Classification for various categories. Look up By in Wiktionary, the free dictionary For the definition of By and words related to it see Wiktionary. ... Dissected rat showing major organs. ... The Standard Industrial Classification was a United States government system for classifying industries by a four-digit code. ...


As a verb, to part means to divide or separate.

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In the performing arts

Music

A part is the music played by an individual instrument or voice (or group of identical instruments or voices) within a larger work, such as a melody. It also refers to the printed copy of the music for each instrument, as distinct from the score, which holds the music for all instruments. For example in a string ensemble you would have separate parts for Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola and Cello, even though there might be several of each instrument (and therefore several copies of each part). Music is a form of art and entertainment or other human activity that involves organized and audible sounds and silence. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... Look up melody in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sheet music is written represenation of music. ...


A part in great Highland Bagpipe music is a musical sentence. Usually each part consists of four phrases, either one or two bars long. Several sentences combine to produce a paragraph or complete work or tune. Pipe Major Probably the most well known variety of bagpipes are the Great Highland Bagpipes (abbreviated GHBs, and commonly referred to simply as pipes), which were developed in Scotland and Ireland. ... In music a sentence is the smallest period in a musical composition that can give in any sense the impression of a complete statement,<...> which may be defined as a period containing two or more phrases, and most frequently ending with some form of perfect cadence. ... A phrase is a group of words that functions as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence. ...


See also: singer, register (music), ensemble, polyphony, counterpoint. Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... In music, a register is the relative height or range of a note, set of pitches or pitch classes, melody, part, instrument or group of instruments. ... The word ensemble can refer to a musical ensemble an ensemble cast (drama) a statistical ensemble in mathematical physics, for example a thermodynamic ensemble a quantum ensemble a fluid mechanical ensemble a Climate Ensemble ensemble forecasting (meteorology) ensemble averaging a distribution ensemble (maths) a neural ensemble a DAB ensemble Ensemble... Polyphony is a musical texture consisting of two or more independent melodic voices, as opposed to music with just one voice (monophony) or music with one dominant melodic voice accompanied by chords (homophony). ... Counterpoint is a broad organisational feature of much music, involving the simultaneous sounding of separate musical lines. ...


Film, theatre and television

In film, theatre and television, a part is an actor's role. Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general. ... Serge Sudeikins poster for the Bat Theatre (1922). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A function is part of an answer to a question about why some object or process occurred in a system that evolved or was designed with some goal. ...


In dance

A part is a dancer's role, particularly in a major work such as a classical ballet. The Waltz of the Snowflakes from Tchaikovskys The Nutcracker. ...


In mathematics

A part is any geometric object such as a point, line, arc, circle, polygon, polyhedron, or polytope that can be joined together to form a whole. It may also be defined as a bounded region in the plane, for two-dimensional geometry, or as a bounded region in space, for three-dimensional geometry.


There are two kinds of parts: complex and simple. Complex parts can be dissected into simple parts, and simple parts cannot be dissected further.


"Imaginary part" is a common but somewhat odd term, because although it provides part of the information about a complex number, it is not a part in the normal sense. In mathematics, the imaginary part of a complex number z is the second element of the ordered pair of real numbers representing z, i. ... In mathematics, a complex number is a number of the form where a and b are real numbers, and i is the imaginary unit, with the property i 2 = −1. ...


In fashion

The part of a person's hair is the "watershed" line at which the hair is parted, or divided. Some people part their hair in the middle (a "center part," following the natural part of the hair), and some part their hair at one side or the other. See also: hairstyle. A water divide, or watershed, is relatively high ground between water basins. ... Street haircut in Harbin, China For humans, haircut, hairstyle, or hairdo normally describe cutting or styling head hair. ...


In Mechanics

Part of an assembly to make something whole. By putting all the various Part's together to make a whole.


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