Meaning of PARTING in English
[noun]She said that they'd had an amicable parting. [C]The pain of parting had gradually lessened over the years. [U](UK and ANZ) A parting (US and ANZ part) is a line on someone's head from either side of which the hair is brushed in opposite directions.I've got a centre/side parting.See picture: HairstylesA parting of the ways is the moment at which two people who have been working together, or involved in an activity together, have to separate.The parting of the ways came after a series of disagreements between the singer and his song-writer.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012