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Definition of Section

  • The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies.
  • A part separated from something; a division; a portion; a slice.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 preëmption laws.
  • 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.
  • A division of a genus; a group of species separated by some distinction from others of the same genus; -- often indicated by the sign §.
  • A part of a musical period, composed of one or more phrases. See Phrase.
  • 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.
  • the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
  • one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
  • one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
  • a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
  • a segment of a citrus fruit
  • a specialized division of a large organization
  • a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
  • a small army unit usually having a special function
  • a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
  • a small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately
  • (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
  • a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
  • a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
  • a land unit equal to 1 square mile
  • divide into segments

How to use section in a sentence. Section pronunciation.

To this material he adds a section consisting of seventeen questions, a not uncommon device, addressed to those who might frequent the playhouses.
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Series I, no. 3-John Gay's THE PRESENT STATE OF WIT and a section on wit from THE ENGLISH THEOPHRASTUS.
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Contact the Foundation as set forth in Section 3 below.
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Email contact links and up to date contact information can be found at the Foundation's web site and official page at http://pglaf.org For additional contact information: Dr. Gregory B. Newby Chief Executive and Director gbnewby@pglaf.org Section 4.
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To donate, please visit: http://pglaf.org/donate Section 5.
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Then is the fact established that huge forests once cast their grim shadows over this remote section.
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I do know that there are many lodes in this section that surpass the Sheba in primal assay value.
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This sort of literature being the fashion in both sections of the country, there was opportunity for the fairest competition; and as a consequence, the South was able to show as many well-known literary names, proportioned to population, as the North could.
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They were a dilapidated set of old nobles, one having lost a nose, another an arm, others again sections of their faces.
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The division marched in columns of fours, with the artillery in front in column of sections, and without even an advance guard thrown out.
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For additional contact information: Dr. Gregory B. Newby Chief Executive and Director gbnewby@pglaf.org Section 4.
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The sentiment is not peculiar to any party or to any section; it is expressed with equal emphasis and with equal frequency by leading Republicans and leading Democrats, by Northerners and Southerners.
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The objection that applies to sumptuary laws in general has tenfold force in the case of National Prohibition riveted down by the Constitution, and imposed upon the whole nation by particular sections and by particular elements of the population.
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When the Ponka wished to make the baskets, they stripped off the bark in horizontal sections, not pulling upward or downward.
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In like manner consider machinery and workshops and the interaction existing among the various component parts and sections, and how connected they are one with the other.
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In short, all sections and parties have their aspirations realized in the teachings of Bahá’u’lláh.
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The "first conjoint" examination consisted of biology, anatomy, and chemistry; but it could be taken in sections, and most fellows took their biology three months after entering the school.
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He was ready to exalt the obsolescent fisticuffs and the "strong ale of Old England," but he was not blind either to the drunkenness or to the overbearing brutality which he had reason to fear might be held to disfigure the character of the swilling and prize-fighting sections among his compatriots.
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This section of the narrative is terminated by a graphic description of his renewal of associateship with his old friend Jasper Petulengro, the satisfaction he gives that worthy for having been the innocent cause of Mrs. Herne's death, and his decision to pitch his tent in the dingle.
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The question that really exercises Borrovians most is the relative merit of stories and sections of the narrative-the comparative excellence of the early 'life' in _Lavengro_ and of the later detached episodes in the _Romany Rye_. Most are in some sort of agreement as to the supremacy of the dingle episode, which has this advantage: Borrow is always at his best when dealing with strange beings and abnormal experiences.
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Examples of Section

Example #1
The questions again stress the great difficulty involved in attending plays and remaining truly good Christians.
Example #2
In so doing, he damns the stage and plays by excerpts, usually brief ones, containing objectionable phrases.
Example #3
With an Introduction by Donald Bond.
Example #4
Cal Markham, Edwards Bros., Ann Arbor.
Example #5
Royalty payments must be paid within 60 days following each date on which you prepare (or are legally required to prepare) your periodic tax returns.
Example #6
PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES EVEN IF YOU GIVE NOTICE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.