A folded sheet which is assembled with others to make up a book. For example an A2 sheet will provide a section of eight A4 pages when folded twice. A 20 page booklet would therefore require two 8-page sections and one 4-page section. These sections are then saddle-stitched together. Larger booklets of, say, more than sixty pages could be perfect bound.
- a self-contained part of a larger composition
- 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 plat......
• (n.) 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. • (n.) A division of a genus; a group of species separated by some distinction from others of the same genus; -- often indicated ...
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(from the article `military unit`) ...lower rank. The prototypical units are those of the army. The smallest unit in an army is the squad, which contains 7 to 14 soldiers and is led by ...
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(sek´shәn) an act of cutting. a cut surface. a segment or subdivision of an organ.
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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. Specifically: ... 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...
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subdivision noun 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`
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[Alpine club] The section (Sektion) of an Alpine club (or that of any such Alpine society or association) is an independent club or society that, together with the other sections, forms the main organisation (`Alpine club`). Membership of an Alpine club is normally only possible through membership of a section. The task of an Alpine club se...
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[bookbinding] In bookbinding, section (sometimes gathering) refers to a group of bifolios, or sheets of paper, stacked together and folded in half. The term is sometimes used interchangeably with signature, though the latter technically refers only to the signature mark at the bottom of the first page of a printed section. The section is th...
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[botany] In botany, a section (Sectio) is a taxonomic rank below the genus, but above the species. The subgenus, if present, is higher than the section, and the rank of series, if present, is below the section. Sections may in turn be divided into subsections. Sections are typically used to help organise very large genera, which may have hu...
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[category theory] Every section is a monomorphism, and every retraction is an epimorphism. In algebra the sections are also called split monomorphisms and the retractions split epimorphisms. In an abelian category, if f:X→Y is a split epimorphism with split monomorphism g:Y→X, then X is isomorphic to the direct sum of Y and the kernel o...
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[fiber bundle] In the mathematical field of topology, a section (or cross section) of a fiber bundle π is a continuous right inverse of the function π. In other words, if E is a fiber bundle over a base space, B: then a section of that fiber bundle is a continuous map, such that A section is an abstract characterization of what it means t...
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[group theory] In group theory a section of a group G is a group that is, or is isomorphic to, a quotient group of a subgroup of G. == Examples == Of the 26 sporadic groups, 20 are sections of the monster group, and are referred to as the `Happy Family`. ...
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[homological algebra] People from Chertsey. ...
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[military unit] A section is a small military unit in some armies. In many armies, it is a squad of seven to twelve soldiers. However in France and armies based on the French model, it is the sub-division of a company (equivalent to a platoon). ==Commonwealth== ===Australian Army=== Under the new structure of the infantry platoon, sections ...
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[music] In music, a section is `a complete, but not independent musical idea`. Types of sections include the introduction or intro, exposition, recapitulation, verse, chorus or refrain, conclusion, coda or outro, fadeout, bridge or interlude. In sectional forms such as binary, the larger unit (form) is built from various smaller clear-cut u...
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[typography] In books and documents, a section is a subdivision, especially of a chapter. Sections are visually separated from each other with a section break, typically consisting of extra space between the sections, and sometimes also by a section heading for the latter section. They are a concern in the process of typography and paginati...
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Sec'tion noun [ Latin sectio , from secare , sectum , to cut; akin to English saw a cutting instrument: confer French section . See Saw , and confer Scion , Dissect , Insect , Secant , Segment .] 1. The act of c...
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A drawing representing the internal arrangements of an object. It is obtained by cutting the object by an imaginary plane and then depicting the surface formed by the intersection of the plane with the object.
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A folded sheet of paper forming part of a book; sections are sometimes made of insetted folded sheets of four, eight sixteen or more pages.
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A group of LSCs within a USA Swimming Zone.
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a part of a line between two tension supports
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A plot of the shape and details of a cave in a particular intersecting plane, called the section plane, which is usually vertical.
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A portion of the working area of a mine.
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A portion of the working area of a mine.
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