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used in The Fountainhead

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something that divides space, the act of dividing into parts, or a divided part
  • It meant days of tearing down floors, stairways, partitions already erected; it meant extras piling up on the contractor's budget.
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (91% in)
  • He got a few jobs, remodeling rooming houses, an assignment that involved no more than erecting partitions and rearranging the plumbing.
    2.15 — Part 2 Chapter 15 (85% in)
  • ...required no painting or plastering; all pipes and wires were laid out in metal ducts at the edge of the floors, to be opened and replaced, when necessary, without costly demolition; the kitchens and bathrooms were prefabricated as complete units; the inner partitions were of light metal that could be folded into the walls to provide one large room or pulled out to divide it; there were few halls or lobbies to clean, a minimum of cost and labor required for the maintenance of the place.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (33% in)

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