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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 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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In addition to installing structures and equipment that will allow the pipeline to be sectioned off during inspection and repairs, the upgrades will include a pumping facility at the Live Oak Reservoir that will allow water to be pumped back, or east, along the pipeline, allowing connections at the western end of the pipe to be serviced when other parts are blocked off.
One witness said: "It was all sectioned off with police tape and loads of police, including a dog unit, were there.
The new plan will see the wide cycle lanes on the carriageway, but sectioned off with fluorescent, plastic painted lines.
Intense security measures included up to 18-foot outer walls topped with barbed wire and internal walls that sectioned off different parts of the compound.
Intense security measures in the building included 12 to 18 feet high outer walls topped with barbed wire, and internal walls that sectioned off different parts of the compound.
The planes were seen yesterday on a site owned by BAE Systems at Woodford in Stockport, with their cockpit windows taped up, close to an area sectioned off by tarpaulin sheets, where it is believed they will be broken up.
Officers sectioned off the canal towpath after workers at nearby factories, bordering Tyburn Road, raised the alarm.
There is a separate pool/function room which can be sectioned off and can seat approximately 40 customers.
Comfy furnishings and cosy alcoves sectioned off with bamboo walls create an intimate space, while large dance floors allow plenty of space to let loose.
It's sectioned off from the stairs leading to the restaurant below so there's no kitchen smells, and customers can relax.
More than 100 shoppers queued up outside the entrances in readiness for its opening and the "superbrand" areas of Gucci, Dior and Prada had to be sectioned off with security guards to manage the queues.