[ adverb ] in part; in some degree; not wholly


partly part


"I felt partly to blame" "He was partially paralyzed"

Used in print

(Richard I. McCosh, "Recreation Site Selection"...)

An area may have been partially logged and requires removal of stumps or clean_up .

(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)

Piddington and Minnett explained their observations by pointing_out that rocklike materials which are likely to make_up the surface of the moon would be partially transparent to radio_waves , although opaque to infrared_radiation .

Recent interferometer measurements ( Radhakrishnan and Roberts , 1960 ) have shown the 960 - Mc emission of Jupiter to be partially polarized and to originate_in a region of larger diameter than the visible disk .

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

Just before leaving the arroyo where he was partially concealed , he did hear shots down at the house .

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wholly partial part partial