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  • the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
  • a segment of a citrus fruit
    • he ate a section of the orange
  • 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
  • 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
    • a graduate student taught sections for the professor's lecture course
  • (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
  • a land unit equal to 1 square mile
  • 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
  • a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
  • 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
  • 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
  • a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
    • sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue
  • 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
  • divide into segments
    • segment an orange
    • segment a compound word
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