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section
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies.
2. A part separated from something; a division; a portion; a slice.
3. 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.
4. 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 preemption laws.
5. 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.
6. A part of a musical period, composed of one or more phrases. See Phrase.
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