Meaning of PARTING in English
/ ˈpɑːtɪŋ; NAmE ˈpɑːrt-/ noun , adjective
[ U , C ] the act or occasion of leaving a person or place :
the moment of parting
We had a tearful parting at the airport.
( BrE ) ( NAmE part ) [ C ] a line on a person's head where the hair is divided with a comb :
a side / centre parting
[ U , C ] the act or result of dividing sth into parts :
the parting of the clouds
- a / the parting of the ways
[ only before noun ] said or done by sb as they leave :
a parting kiss
His parting words were 'I love you.'
- parting shot
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005