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section mark

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a mark (§) inserted into text matter to draw attention to a footnote or to indicate a section of a book, etc. Also called: section
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sec•tion

(ˈsɛk ʃən)

n.
1. a distinct subdivision of anything, as an object or community.
2. a distinct part or subdivision of a newspaper, legal code, chapter, etc.
3. a part that is cut off or separated.
4. one of a number of parts that can be fitted together to make a whole.
5. one of the 36 subdivisions of a township, being one square mile (2.59 sq. km or 640 acres) in area.
6. an act or instance of cutting; separation by cutting.
7.
a. the making of a surgical incision.
b. the incision itself.
8. a thin slice of a tissue, mineral, or the like, as for microscopic examination.
9. a representation of an object as it would appear if cut by a plane, showing its internal structure.
10.
a. a small military unit consisting of two or more squads.
b. a small tactical division in naval and air units.
11. a length of railroad track, roadbed, signal equipment, etc., maintained by a single crew (section gang).
12. any of two or more trains, buses, or the like, running on the same route and considered as one unit.
13. a segment of a naturally segmented fruit, as an orange.
14. a division of an orchestra or band containing all the instruments of one class.
15. Also called section mark. a mark (§) used to indicate a subdivision of a text or a reference to a footnote.
v.t.
16. to cut or divide into sections.
17. to cut through so as to show a section.
18. to make a surgical incision.
[1550–60; < Latin sectiō the act of cutting =sec(āre) to cut + -tiō -tion]
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Translations

section mark

n (Comput: = symbol) → Paragrafenzeichen nt
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Either Kafelnikov or Tommy Robredo, who share Grosjean's third quarter, could prove dangerous while from the fourth section Mark Philippoussis, who has just returned after a long lay-off, could prove most troublesome.
Here in Wales, despite protests, the 2001 Census form had no tick-box for Welsh but 14% of respondents in Wales opted to write in their identity as Welsh (in the section marked Other!).
Caption: Figure 2: Multiple pockets of air seen in the Saggital section marked by arrows demonstrate the Pneumocephalus.
The site has some really smart features, and the section marked 'students' is well designed and has an intriguing offer to try to win a year's rent.
Somewhere in the midst of that there is sometimes - but not always - a section marked "environmental, social and governance" (ESG) or "corporate social responsibility" (CSR).
When he comes to the section marked 'education' he would write: 'King's Leadership Academy, Liverpool' and then 'Eton College.'" ."
The piece is in ABA form, with gentle, lyrical outer sections contrasting an Allegro moderato middle section marked leggiero.
In a section marked 'Profile of the President', it says: "Patrick Joseph Hickey is the President of the Olympic Council of Ireland.