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dispart


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dispart  \Dis*part"\,  v.  i. 
  To  separate,  to  open  to  cleave. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.