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part of speech: noun

Act of cutting: a division: a portion: the plan of any object cut through, as it were, to show its interior: the line formed by the intersection of two surfaces: the surface formed when a solid is cut by a plane: a square mile or 640 acres of land.

part of speech: noun

A part separated from the rest; a distinct part or portion; a division, as of a book, a country, & c.; the representation of any building or object as it would appear if cut or sliced through from top to bottom; in geom., the line formed by the intersection of two surfaces; the surface formed when a solid body is cut by a plane; in U. S., a tract of land of 640 acres.

part of speech: noun

The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; part or portion cut off; a representation of an object as if cut in two crosswise or lengthwise by a plane; as, a transverse section of a steam radiator; slice; subdivision of a chapter, law, etc.; distinct part of a country, people, community, or class.

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