Significado de “cross-section” - Diccionario inglés

cross-section en inglés británico

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cross-sectionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkrɒs.sek.ʃən/ us /ˈkrɑːs.sek.ʃən/

something that has been cut in half so that you can see the inside, or a model or picture of this:

a cross-section of the human heart

a small group that represents all of the different types within the total group:

The demonstrators seemed to be from a wide cross-section of society.

(Definición de cross-section de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

cross-section en inglés americano

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cross-sectionnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkrɔsˌsek·ʃən/

cross-section noun [ C ] (INSIDE VIEW)

a part of something cut from the rest of it, usually cut from side to side, in order to see its inside structure, or a drawing of this:

a cross-section of a human heart

cross-section noun [ C ] (REPRESENTATIVE GROUP)

part of a group which is representative of all the different types within the total group:

A jury should represent a reasonable cross-section of the community.

(Definición de cross-section de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

cross-section en inglés de negocios

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cross-sectionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkrɒssekʃən/ us

something that has been cut in half so that you can see the inside, or a model or picture of this:

This diagram shows a cross-section of the building and the layout of offices on all four floors.

a small group which represents all of the different types within the total group:

The study examined data from 4,100 adults representing a cross-section of the U.S. population.

(Definición de cross-section de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)