• (noun): Something less than the whole of a human artifact.
    Synonyms: part
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on portion, portions:

Roman Catholic Archdiocese Of Boston - List of Pastoral Regions
... northern portion of Essex County and the northeastern portion of Middlesex County 49 Holy Trinity Parish, Lowell Merrimack College 3 (TBD) Saints ... Good Samaritan Medical Center 3 West Walter James Edyvean southern portion of Middlesex County and the western portion of Norfolk County 67 Regis College 3 11 ...
Bricriu - Fled Bricrenn
... At the feast he promised the "champion's portion" to Cú Chulainn, then to Conall Cernach, then to Lóegaire Búadach, and the three heroes proceeded to compete for the honour ... test, and was judged worthy of the champion's portion ... (Two motifs in this story, the champion's portion and the beheading challenge, are mentioned by the Greek writer Posidonius as practices of the ancient Celts ...
Flexor Hallucis Brevis Muscle
... surface of the cuboid bone, from the contiguous portion of the third cuneiform, and from the prolongation of the tendon of the Tibialis posterior which is attached to that bone ... It divides in front into two portions, which are inserted into the medial and lateral sides of the base of the first phalanx of the great toe, a sesamoid bone being present in ... The medial portion is blended with the Abductor hallucis previous to its insertion the lateral portion with the Adductor hallucis the tendon of the Flexor hallucis longus lies in a ...
Bocaue, Bulacan
... MacArthur Highway and is located at the mid-southwestern portion of Bulacan ... by the municipalities of Balagtas and a portion of the municipality of Santa Maria by the municipalities of Marilao and Obando on the south a larger portion of ...
... that provides shade or other shelter Canopy (biology), aboveground portion of plant community or crop (including forests) Canopy (grape), aboveground portion of ... investment firm Canopy (parachute), cloth and suspension line portion of parachute Chuppah, canopy used in Jewish wedding ceremonies Honda Canopy, three-whee ...

More definitions of "portion":

  • (noun): The result of parcelling out or sharing.
    Synonyms: parcel, share
  • (noun): Your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you).
    Example: "Success that was her portion"
    Synonyms: fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances
  • (noun): An individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal.
    Example: "His portion was larger than hers"
    Synonyms: helping, serving
  • (noun): Assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group.
    Synonyms: share, part, percentage
  • (noun): Something determined in relation to something that includes it.
    Example: "I read a portion of the manuscript"
    Synonyms: part, component part, component

Famous quotes containing the word portion:

    I was the rector’s son, born to the anglican order,
    Banned for ever from the candles of the Irish poor;
    The Chichesters knelt in marble at the end of a transept
    With ruffs about their necks, their portion sure.
    Louis MacNeice (1907–1963)

    This made you first to know the Why
    You liked, then after to apply
    That liking; and approach so one the tother,
    Till either grew a portion of the other;
    Each styled by his end,
    The copy of his friend.
    Ben Jonson (1572–1637)

    He is a portion of the loveliness
    Which once he made more lovely:
    Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822)