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Section 1

Definition: The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies.

Section 2

Definition: A part separated from something; a division; a portion; a slice.

Section 3

Definition: A distinct part or portion of a book or writing; a subdivision of a chapter; the division of a law or other writing; a paragraph; an article; hence, the character often used to denote such a division.

Section 4

Definition: A distinct part of a country or people, community, class, or the like; a part of a territory separated by geographical lines, or of a people considered as distinct.

Section 5

Definition: One of the portions, of one square mile each, into which the public lands of the United States are divided; one thirty-sixth part of a township. These sections are subdivided into quarter sections for sale under the homestead and preemption laws.

Section 6

Definition: The figure made up of all the points common to a superficies and a solid which meet, or to two superficies which meet, or to two lines which meet. In the first case the section is a superficies, in the second a line, and in the third a point.

Section 7

Definition: A division of a genus; a group of species separated by some distinction from others of the same genus; often indicated by the sign

Section 8

Definition: A part of a musical period, composed of one or more phrases. See Phrase.

Section 9

Definition: The description or representation of anything as it would appear if cut through by any intersecting plane; depiction of what is beyond a plane passing through, or supposed to pass through, an object, as a building, a machine, a succession of strata; profile.

section 10

Definition: the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)

section 11

Definition: 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"

section 12

Definition: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC''s engineering division"

section 13

Definition: 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"

section 14

Definition: a segment of a citrus fruit; "he ate a section of the orange"

section 15

Definition: a specialized division of a large organization; "you''ll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"

section 16

Definition: a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon

section 17

Definition: a small army unit usually having a special function

section 18

Definition: a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class

section 19

Definition: (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

section 20

Definition: 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"

section 21

Definition: a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope; "sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue"

section 22

Definition: a land unit of square mile measuring mile on a side

section 23

Definition: divide into segments; "segment an orange"; "segment a compound word"


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