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Dispart

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Pronunciation : Dis*part"
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Pref. dis- + part: cf. OF. despartir.]
Definition : Defn: To part asunder; to divide; to separate; to sever; to rend; to rive or split; as, disparted air; disparted towers. [Archaic] Them in twelve troops their captain did dispart. Spenser. The world will be whole, and refuses to be disparted. Emerson.

t. [imp. & p. p. Disparted; p. pr. & vb. n. Disparting.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Dis*part"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To separate, to open; to cleave.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Dis*part"
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. (Gun.)

Defn: The difference between the thickness of the metal at the mouth and at the breech of a piece of ordnance. On account of the dispart, the line of aim or line of metal, which is in a plane passing through the axis of the gun, always makes a small angle with the axis. Eng. Cys.

2. (Gun.)

Defn: A piece of metal placed on the muzzle, or near the trunnions, on the top of a piece of ordnance, to make the line of sight parallel to the axis of the bore; -- called also dispart sight, and muzzle sight.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Dis*part"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. (Gun.)

Defn: To make allowance for the dispart in (a gun), when taking aim. Every gunner, before he shoots, must truly dispart his piece. Lucar.

2. (Gun.)

Defn: To furnish with a dispart sight.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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