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General words for parts - synonyms or related words

part

noun

one of the pieces, sections, aspects etc that something consists of

unit

noun

an individual thing that is part of something larger

section

noun

a part of an object

piece

noun

a part that you fit together with other parts to make something

segment

noun

a separate part of anything

portion

noun

a part of anything

bit

noun

British

informal

a part of something

detail

noun

a small part of something such as a painting or photograph, especially when shown separately from the rest of it

subdivision

noun

one small part of something that has already been divided into several larger parts

substructure

noun

a structure or an organization that forms the most basic part of something

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Physical Cookie

a small electronic device which is taken into shops and links individual customers to advertisements …

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Open Dictionary

sortilege

the act or practice of telling the future using random items such as playing cards

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