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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISPART, v.t. [dis and part. L. See Part. Dis and part both imply separation.] To part asunder; to divide; to separate; to sever; to burst; to rend; to rive or split; as disparted air; disparted towers; disparted chaos. [An elegant poetic word.]
DISPART, v.i. To separate; to open; to cleave.
DISPART, n. In gunnery, the thickness of the metal of a piece of ordnance at the mouth and britch.
DISPART, v.t. In gunnery, to set a mark on the muzzle-ring of a piece of ordnance, so that a sight-line from the top of the base-ring to the mark on or near the muzzle may be parallel to the axis of the bore or hollow cylinder.

Merriam Webster's

verb Etymology: Italian & Latin; Italian dispartire, from Latin, from dis- + partire to divide more at part Date: 1590 archaic separate, divide

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dispart Dis*part", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disparted; p. pr. & vb. n. Disparting.] [Pref. dis- + part: cf. OF. despartir.] 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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dispart Dis*part", v. i. To separate, to open; to cleave.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dispart Dis*part", n. 1. (Gun.) 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.) 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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dispart Dis*part", v. t. 1. (Gun.) 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.) To furnish with a dispart sight.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. a. Sunder, disunite, separate, divide, sever, dissever, burst, rend, rive, cleave, split, break asunder. II. v. n. Separate, part.



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