Roget category 511. Words expressing abstract relations
› 1.3. Quantity
›› 1.3.4. Concrete quantity
piece [Fr.], lump, bit cut, cutting — chip, chunk, collop†, slice, scale — lamina etc. 204 — small part — morsel, particle etc. (smallness) 32 — installment, dividend — share etc. (allotment) 786.
debris, odds and ends, oddments, detritus — excerpta† — member, limb, lobe, lobule, arm, wing, scion, branch, bough, joint, link, offshoot, ramification, twig, bush, spray, sprig — runner — leaf, leaflet — stump — component part etc. 56 — sarmentum†.
compartment — department etc. (class) 75 — county etc. (region) 181.
part by part —
by by installments,
by driblets —
bit by bit,
inch by inch,
foot by foot,
drop by drop —
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