Textual thesaurus for "section"

(noun) incision, surgical incision

the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)

(noun) segment

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

(noun) part, division

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

(noun) subdivision

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

(noun) department

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

(noun) discussion section

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

(noun) plane section

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

(verb) segment

divide into segments

segment an orange; segment a compound word