Definitions for: Dispart

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Them in twelve troops their captain did dispart.

The world will be whole, and refuses to be disparted.

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.

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