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Definition of Section

Section

  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 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. A division of a genus; a group of species separated by some distinction from others of the same genus; -- often indicated by the sign /.
  8. A part of a musical period, composed of one or more phrases. See Phrase.
  9. 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.

Section Quotations

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

My nails are my rhythm section when I'm writing a song all alone. Some day, I may cut an album, just me and my nails.
Dolly Parton

In American military cemeteries all over the world, seemingly endless rows of whitened grave markers stand largely unvisited and in silence. The gardeners tend the lawns, one section at a time. Even at the famous sites, tourism is inconstant.
Mark Helprin

I grew up in a household without a TV. We lived next door to a library for a while, and at one point, I checked out all the books in the fairy tale section. I remember the librarian's quiet smile as I'd bring back one stack and exchange it for another.
Victoria Hanley

I tell you, if you're in the front row of the parade and you stop walking, pretty soon you're back in the tuba section. And if you want to lead the parade you've got to keep moving.
Phil McGraw
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Section Translations

section in Dutch is branche, vak, tak
section in French is service, fascicule, section
section in German is Sektion, Lektion, Abschnitt {m}
section in Italian is taglio
section in Norwegian is avdeling
section in Swedish is parti, sektion
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