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Definitions of cross section:
- noun: (physics) the probability that a particular interaction (as capture or ionization) will take place between particles; measured in barns
- noun: a sample meant to be representative of a whole population
- noun: a section created by a plane cutting a solid perpendicular to its longest axis
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