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Partial may refer to:


*Partial derivative, derivative with respect to one of several variables of a function, with the other variables held constant ** ∂, a symbol that can denote a partial derivative, sometimes pronounced "partial dee" **Partial differential equation, a differential equation that contains unknown multivariable functions and their partial derivatives

Other uses

*Partial application, in computer science the process of fixing a number of arguments to a function, producing another function *Partial charge or net atomic charge, in chemistry a charge value that is not an integer or whole number *Partial fingerprint, impression of human fingers used in criminology or forensic science *Partial seizure or focal seizure, a seizure that initially affects only one hemisphere of the brain * Partial or Part score, in Contract bridge glossary#partial, contract bridge a trick score less than 100, as well as other meanings * Partial or Partial wave, one sound wave of which a complex tone is composed in a Harmonic series (music)#Partial, harmonic series * Showing partiality, favor, or bias

Arts and entertainment

*Partial (music) *Partial (website)

See also

* Part (disambiguation) * *Partial function in mathematics, a function for some subset of a total function *Partially ordered set in mathematics, an ordering, sequencing, or arrangement of the elements of a set {{disambiguation