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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.

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. 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.

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.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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