Definitions of section:
  • noun:   one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
    Example: "A section of a fishing rod"
  • noun:   a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
    Example: "He always turns first to the business section"
  • noun:   a segment of a citrus fruit
    Example: "He ate a section of the orange"
  • noun:   a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
  • noun:   a small army unit usually having a special function
  • noun:   a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
  • noun:   (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
  • noun:   a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
    Example: "No section of the nation is more ardent than the South"
  • noun:   a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    Example: "Sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue"
  • noun:   a land unit of 1 square mile measuring 1 mile on a side
  • noun:   the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
  • noun:   one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
    Example: "The finance section of the company"
  • noun:   a specialized division of a large organization
    Example: "She got a job in the historical section of the Treasury"
  • verb:   divide into segments
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #54338)

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