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Meaning of section



Definitions of section

1. [n] - a land unit of 1 square mile measuring 1 mile on a side

2. [n] - a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope

3. [n] - a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people

4. [n] - (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

5. [n] - a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class

6. [n] - a small army unit usually having a special function

7. [n] - a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon

8. [n] - a segment of a citrus fruit

9. [n] - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

10. [n] - one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object

 

Quotes - Example use of the word section

1. a section of a fishing rod

2. metal sections were used below ground

3. finished the final segment of the road

4. he always turns first to the business section

5. the history of this work is discussed in the next section

6. he ate a section of the orange

7. no section of the nation is more ardent than the South

8. there are three synagogues in the Jewish section

9. sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue





section Synonyms

plane section

subdivision

segment

 

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