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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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Don't section off small amounts of hair or it could look a little straggly,' Shauna advises.
In an open-plan layout, they can be usefully used to section off a large space, creating a barrier but without interrupting the eye.
Garbage was scattered about at various locations and the hydro poles used to section off parking areas had also been moved.
The group worked hard all week to clear rubbish from the car park and gardens, section off compost heaps, rotivate and prepare the ground for grass seeds and they built a tyre wall.

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