Meaning : 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 : subdivision
Meaning : A very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope.
Sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue.
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : 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 : segment
Meaning : A small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon.
Meaning : A land unit equal to 1 square mile.
Meaning : (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid.
Synonyms : plane section
Meaning : 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 section
Meaning : A division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class.
Meaning : A small army unit usually having a special function.
Meaning : 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 : department
Meaning : A segment of a citrus fruit.
He ate a section of the orange.