Meaning of “cross-section” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈkrɒssekʃən/

a small group of people or things that represents all the different types in a larger group:

a cross-section of society

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 heart

(Definition of “cross-section” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)