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Verb
/ˈsekSHən/,
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sections, plural;
  1. Divide into sections
    • - she began to section the grapefruit
  2. Separate an area from a larger one
    • - parts of the curved balcony had been sectioned off with wrought-iron grilles
  3. Cut (animal or plant tissue) into thin slices for microscopic examination

  4. Divide by cutting
    • - it is common veterinary practice to section the nerves to the hoof of a limping horse
Noun
  1. Any of the more or less distinct parts into which something is or may be divided or from which it is made up
    • - arrange orange sections on a platter
  2. A relatively distinct part of a book, newspaper, statute, or other document

  3. A measure of land, equal to one square mile

  4. A particular district of a town

  5. A distinct group within a larger body of people or things
    • - the children's section of the library
  6. A group of players of a family of instruments within an orchestra
    • - the brass section
  7. A small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately
    • - graduate students lead discussion sections for professors' lecture courses
  8. A specified military unit
    • - a camouflage section was added to the army
  9. A subdivision of an army platoon

  10. A secondary taxonomic category, esp. a subgenus

  11. The cutting of a solid by or along a plane

  12. The shape resulting from cutting a solid along a plane

  13. A representation of the internal structure of something as if it has been cut through vertically or horizontally

  14. A separation by cutting

  15. A thin slice of plant or animal tissue prepared for microscopic examination


  1. a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
  2. segment: divide into segments; "segment an orange"; "segment a compound word"
  3. a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope; "sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue"
  4. a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people; "no section of the nation is more ardent than the South"; "there are three synagogues in the Jewish section"
  5. one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road"
  6. a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
  7. In bookbinding, section (sometimes gathering) refers to a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half. ...
  8. In botany, a section is a low-level taxonomic rank directly below subgenus. See rank (botany) and rank (zoology). It is typically used to help organize very large genera, which may have hundreds of species.
  9. In category theory, a branch of mathematics, a section is a right inverse of a morphism. Dually, a retraction is a left inverse. In other words, if and are morphisms whose composition is the identity morphism on Y, then g is a section of f, and f is a retraction of g.
  10. In the mathematical field of topology, a section (or cross section) of a fiber bundle, π: E → B, over a topological space, B, is a continuous map, s : B → E, such that π(s(x))=x for all x in B.
  11. In group theory a section of a group G is a group that is (isomorphic to) a quotient group of a subgroup of G.
  12. A section is a small military unit in some armies. In many armies, it is a squad-sized unit of seven to twelve soldiers. However in France and armies based on the French model, it is the sub-division of a company (equivalent to a platoon).
  13. A cutting; a part cut out from the rest of something; A part, piece, subdivision of anything; A part of a document; An act or instance of cutting; A cross-section (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane); An incision or the act of making an incision; A thin slice of material ...
  14. (Sections) Small wooden (or plastic) boxes used to produce comb honey.
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  16. (Sections) The number of separate sections that make up the rod.
  17. (Sections) A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
  18. (Sections) Blooms or billets that are hot-rolled in a rolling mill to form, among other shapes, “L”, “U”, “T” or “I” shapes. Sections can also be produced by welding together pieces of flat products. ...
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  21. (Sections) Drawings made during the design stage of a ship showing the positions of the frames and their exact curvature.
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  24. (Sections) Horizontal view diagrams showing vertical cuts through a building, either longitudinal (Long) or transverse (Cross) which reveal the internal construction of a building within the same outline as the elevation view, showing only those structural elements actually bisected, along with ...
  25. (Sections) Long products such as beams and sheet piles, used primarily in building construction and civil engineering.