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Synonyms for section

Synonyms for section

one of the parts into which something is divided

a part severed from a whole

a particular subdivision of a written work

a thin piece, especially of tissue, suitable for microscopic examination

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to make a division into parts, sections, or branches

Synonyms for section

a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope

a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people

one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object

a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon

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a land unit equal to 1 square mile

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(geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid

a small class of students who are part of a larger course but are taught separately

a small army unit usually having a special function

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a segment of a citrus fruit

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It is from the second and fourth sections that the poem takes its name.
The "Precepts of Chiron" was a didactic poem made up of moral and practical precepts, resembling the gnomic sections of the "Works and Days", addressed by the Centaur Chiron to his pupil Achilles.
Instantly my own eyes sought the mirror upon Tars Tarkas' back and in another second I was closely watching the section of the wall which had been disgorging its savage terrors upon us.
In like manner the Thark wheeled and leaped for the opening being made by the inswinging section.
The Socialist and Communist systems properly so called, those of Saint-Simon, Fourier, Owen and others, spring into existence in the early undeveloped period, described above, of the struggle between proletariat and bourgeoisie (see Section 1.
Apparently this section had been devoted to natural history, but everything had long since passed out of recognition.
Legal fees and costs are deductible only as miscellaneous deductions under IRC section 212 and are subject to both the 2% of AGI limit and the 3% overall limitation on itemized deductions and are disallowed under the AMT.
Pending the promulgation of final regulations, the Treasury Department and IRS will treat positions consistent with the 2006 proposed regulations to be reasonable constructions of section 987.
He won his fourth Mission League title, finished fifth at the Southern Section Coast Division finals and third at the Masters Meet.
The opinion must identify in a separate section all factual assumptions relied on by the practitioner.
In 1986 he joined the Division of Banking Supervision and Regulation as the manager of the Financial Analysis section.
Aviall's initial complaint sought cost recovery for the cleanup under CERCLA Section 107, in addition to a claim for contribution under CERCLA Section 113(f)(1).
This [elder abuse] section shall not apply to a cause of action within the scope of title 29, chapter 26; such cause of action shall be governed solely by title 29, chapter 26.
The following membership classes are open to those who meet the respective qualifications and pay the annual dues provided for the respective classification pursuant to Section 5 hereof: