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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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Intense security measures included some outer walls as high as 18 feet sectioning off different parts of the compound.
Goff's Original Curtain Wall system creates a retractable barrier that can be drawn into use to provide space alternatives, and can be used for sectioning off floor space for sanding, finishing and other operations.
First the couple cleared away the bricks and rubbish and began planting flowers and sectioning off different areas to create a Zeninspired area with a Buddha and water feature, a sitting place for gnomes and a hideaway for Pauline's fairy collection.