Definition of "Section" :
noun: the cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation)
noun: one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
"A section of a fishing rod."
noun: one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole
"The finance section of the company."
noun: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
"He always turns first to the business section."
noun: a segment of a citrus fruit
"He ate a section of the orange."
noun: a specialized division of a large organization
"She got a job in the historical section of the Treasury."
noun: a small team of policemen working as part of a police platoon
noun: a small army unit usually having a special function
noun: a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
noun: 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: (geometry) the area created by a plane cutting through a solid
noun: a distinct region or subdivision of a territorial or political area or community or group of people
"No section of the nation is more ardent than the South."
noun: a very thin slice (of tissue or mineral or other substance) for examination under a microscope
"Sections from the left ventricle showed diseased tissue."
noun: a land unit equal to 1 square mile
verb: divide into segments