How come we partition things like land, offices, and hard drives but separate pie into portions?

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How come we partition things like land, offices, and hard drives but separate pie into portions?

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I think it’s because portion insinuates that each piece is the same size. Every slice is one portion. A partition can be any size, and all the sections can be different sizes. Also, partition sounds fancy and like a legal word so people would rather use it when doing something like splitting land or talking about a computer to sound smart.

Things are partitioned to keep them separate but together. It is a line as a literal or interpreted barrier denoting the end of one space and the beginning of another in a larger space.

A portion, in this case, is for eating, and is removed from the whole.