Meaning of “section” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] us uk /ˈsekʃən/
Extra Examples
Nowhere was the lack of skilled workers more apparent than in the engineering section.Each chapter is subdivided into smaller sections.The wardrobe comes in sections.Several sections of the building were destroyed.This is my favourite section of the journey.

B1 one of the parts that something is divided into:

a non-smoking section in a restaurant
the business section of a newspaper
the tail section of an aircraft

a model or drawing of something that shows how it would look if it were cut from top to bottom and seen from the side

→ See also cross-section

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