equipartition

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

equi- +‎ partition

Noun[edit]

equipartition (plural equipartitions)

  1. The division of something into equal parts.
  2. (mathematics, of a graph) The partition of its vertex set into sets whose sizes differ from each other by no more than 1.
  3. (statistical mechanics) Short for Equipartition theorem.

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Verb[edit]

equipartition (third-person singular simple present equipartitions, present participle equipartitioning, simple past and past participle equipartitioned)

  1. (transitive) To divide into equal parts.