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section

section as in divide into segments
  • "segment an orange"
  • "segment a compound word"

Synonyms

  • segmentdivide into segments; divide or split up; one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; one of the parts into which something naturally divides
section as in 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"

Synonyms

  • subdivisionan area composed of subdivided lots ; the act of subdividing; a division of some larger or more complex organization; a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); a section of a section
section as in 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 as in 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 as in 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"

Synonyms

  • segmentdivide into segments; divide or split up; one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; one of the parts into which something naturally divides
section as in a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
    section as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • partto some extent; go one's own way; discontinue an association or relation; leave; come apart; force, take, or pull apart; something determined in relation to something that includes it; something less than the whole of a human artifact; a portion of a natural object; that which concerns a person with regard to a particular role or situation; the extended spatial location of something; the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group; an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; assets belonging to or due to or contributed by an individual person or group; one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; a line of scalp that can be seen when sections of hair are combed in opposite directions; the melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music; the effort contributed by a person in bringing about a result; an item that is an instance of some type
    • divisionan army unit large enough to sustain combat; one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; the act or process of dividing ; an administrative unit in government or business ; discord that splits a group ; a league ranked by quality; (biology) a group of organisms forming a subdivision of a larger category ; (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum ; a unit of the United States Air Force usually comprising two or more wings ; a group of ships of similar type ; an arithmetic operation that is the inverse of multiplication; the act of dividing or partitioning
    section as in a land unit equal to 1 square mile
      section as in (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

        Synonyms

        • plane section(geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
        section as in a small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately
        • "a graduate student taught sections for the professor's lecture course"

        Synonyms

        • discussion sectiona small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately
        section as in a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
          section as in a small army unit usually having a special function
            section as in 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"

            Synonyms

            • departmenta specialized division of a large organization; the territorial and administrative division of some countries (such as France) ; a specialized sphere of knowledge
            section as in a segment of a citrus fruit
            • "he ate a section of the orange"
            section as in the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)

              Synonyms

              • incisiona depression scratched or carved into a surface ; the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
              • surgical incisionthe cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)