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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dispart \Dis*part"\, noun

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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dispart \Dis*part"\, verb (used with an object)

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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dispart \Dis*part"\, verb (used with an object) [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 The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Dispart \Dis*part"\, verb (used without an object) To separate, to open; to cleave.


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