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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋsєkʃәn 〕


〔 ˊsekʃn 〕

Overview of noun section

The noun section has 14 senses

  • section, subdivision -- (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")

  • section -- (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 -- (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, segment -- (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")

  • section -- (a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon)

  • part, section, division -- (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")

  • section -- (a land unit equal to 1 square mile)

  • section, plane section -- ((geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid)

  • section, discussion section -- (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")

  • section -- (a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class)

  • section -- (a small army unit usually having a special function)

  • department, section -- (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")

  • section -- (a segment of a citrus fruit; "he ate a section of the orange")

  • incision, section, surgical incision -- (the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation))

Overview of verb section

The verb section has 1 sense

  • segment, section -- (divide into segments; "segment an orange"; "segment a compound word")