P'ARTING, participle present tense [from part.] Dividing; separating; breaking in pieces.
1. adjective Given at separation; as a parting kiss or look.
2. Departing; declining; as the parting day.
P'ARTING, noun Division; separation. Ezekiel 21:21.
1. In chimistry, an operation by which gold and silver are separated from each other by different menstruums.
2. In seamen's language, the breaking of a cable by violence.