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cross-section

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkrɒssekʃən/
GROUP a small group of people or things that represents all the different types in a larger group: a cross-section of society Samples and examples
VIEW something that has been cut in half so that you can see the inside, or a picture of this: a cross-section of a human heartTables, graphs and diagrams
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