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section (federal code)

A particularly numbered subpart of some federal law.The text of any federal law may be found by going to the Office of the Law Revision Counsel at uscode.house.gov and clicking on “Search the U.S. Code.” Laws written as, for example,“26 U.S.C. Section 121,”“26 U.S.C. §121,”or sometimes “U.S.C.A.”or “U.S.C.S.”consist of a “title”(26 in the example) and a “section”(121 in the example).Entering the appropriate title and section will bring up the text of the law. See also U.S.C.


section (of land)

A section is a specific area of land measuring 1 square mile. See public land survey system.

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embrace itself and thereby gather as the gathering.
Ancient temples only had room for priests and sacrifice, but Christian basilicas copied the architecture of assembly halls and created wide open spaces to welcome and gather in the whole Body of Christ.
As the QB comes to the end of his drop, he must execute the most critical elements of the pass: the front shoulder drop, the back plant step, the gather step, the target step, and the concluding follow through.
Gather Socialwriters start discussions in the community on hot topics and breaking news stories that people are talking about across the country, and are paid monthly - hundreds, even thousands of dollars a month - based on the popularity of their posts.
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Stories like hers abound among the people who gather around the table.
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The investigation, ordered by the City Council, interviewed 17 people about the allegations by Valley VOTE and concluded ``it is clear from this investigation that the actions taken were the result of a misunderstanding by (expo) staff about the ability of petitioners to gather signatures at a public event.
Gather has also been successful in monetizing its social platform by bringing brands into the conversation.
We've made it easier than ever for people to share their perspectives on hot topics and the things they're passionate about, reach large audiences, and be rewarded for their contributions," said Tom Gerace, founder and CEO of Gather.
But in spite of all the travel headaches and cancellations, the network managed to gather for what one Canadian called a "hopeful meeting" where participants exchanged ideas about ministry training and initiatives to retain and blend indigenous languages and cultures with church practices.