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
The world will be whole, and refuses to be
Dis*part", v. i. To separate, to
open; to cleave.
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.
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.
Dis*part" (?), v. t. 1.
(Gun.) To make allowance for the dispart in (a gun), when
Every gunner, before he shoots, must truly
dispart his piece. Lucar.
2. (Gun.) To furnish with a dispart