(n.) The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies.
(n.) A part separated from something; a division; a portion; a slice.
(n.) A distinct part or portion of a book or writing; a subdivision of a chapter; the division of a law or other writing; a paragraph; an article; hence, the character /, often used to denote such a division.
(n.) A distinct part of a country or people, community, class, or the like; a part of a territory separated by geographical lines, or of a people considered as distinct.
(n.) One of the portions, of one square mile each, into which the public lands of the United States are divided; one thirty-sixth part of a township. These sections are subdivided into quarter sections for sale under the homestead and preemption laws.
(n.) The figure made up of all the points common to a superficies and a solid which meet, or to two superficies which meet, or to two lines which meet. In the first case the section is a superficies, in the second a line, and in the third a point.
(n.) A division of a genus; a group of species separated by some distinction from others of the same genus; -- often indicated by the sign /.
(n.) A part of a musical period, composed of one or more phrases. See Phrase.
(n.) The description or representation of anything as it would appear if cut through by any intersecting plane; depiction of what is beyond a plane passing through, or supposed to pass through, an object, as a building, a machine, a succession of strata; profile.
(1) Standardization is possible after correction by the protein content of each individual section.
(2) The cross sectional area of the aortic lumen was gradually decreased while the length of the stenotic lesion gradually increased by using strips with different width.
(3) Serial sections of mouse foetal liver, during the 9th and 16th days of gestation, were studied.
(4) Multiple overlapping thin 3D slab acquisition is presented as a magnitude contrast (time of flight) technique which combines advantages from multiple thin slice 2D and direct 3D volume acquisitions to obtain high-resolution cross-sectional images of vessel detail.
(5) The diagnosis of anaplastic thyroid cancer, though suspected, was deferred for permanent sections in all cases.
(6) Limited biopsic retroperitoneal lymphnode dissection subsequently extended following the result of the frozen section histology.
(7) Serially sectioned rabbit foliate taste buds were examined with high voltage electron microscopy (HVEM) and computer-assisted, three-dimensional reconstruction.
(8) Lung sections of rats exposed to quartz particles were significantly different.
(9) There was however no difference in the cross-sectional studies and no significant deleterious effect detected of tobacco use on forearm bone mineral content.
(10) When the posterior capsule was sectioned, no significant changes were noted in the severity of the sag or the rotation.
(11) A similar interference colour appeared after incubating sections of rat skin with chymase.
(12) From these results it was concluded that FITC-Con A staining method applied to smear specimens is more advantageous in the rapidity and the simplicity for tumor cell diagnosis than section specimen method.
(13) The enzyme was quantitated by incubation of 16-micron-thick brain sections with 0.07-2 nM of the converting enzyme inhibitor 125I-351A and comparison to 125I-standards.
(14) At day 7 MD occupy about 14% area of posterior retina in transverse sections in Campbell rats versus 7% in normal animals.
(15) Using serial section electron microscopic reconstructions as a reference, we have chosen as our standard procedure a method that maximizes both the preservation of the cytoskeleton and the proportion of cells staining, while minimizing the degree of nonspecific staining.
(16) Pitlike surface structures seen in negatively stained whole cells and thin sections were correlated with periodically spaced perforations of the rigid sacculus.
(17) Females were killed at various times after the onset of mating or artificial insemination, oviducts were fixed and sectioned serially, and spermatozoa were counted individually as to their location in the oviduct.
(18) The lengths and heights of the scalae tympani in ten pairs of serially sectioned temporal bones were measured by an adaptation of the serial section method of cochlear reconstruction.
(19) Using a monoclonal antibody against dopamine and a rabbit antiserum against serotonin, 5-methoxytryptamine or tryptamine, we were able to achieve the simultaneous localization of two amines in glutaraldehyde-fixed sections of rat dorsal raphe nuclei.
(20) Chromatolysis and swelling of the cell bodies of cut axons are more prolonged than after optic nerve section and resolve in more central regions of retina first.
(n.) A small part or piece.
(1) The rest of the show finds Morpurgo – one of the stars of improv hit Austentatious – connecting these snippets to tell the tale of a female cop charged with solving the mystery of that blaze.
(2) There are complaints, too, from soldiers in the field that live information is not always transferred to them fast enough, but they, too, express gratitude for snippets passed on about potential Taliban attacks.
(3) Third of Saudi air raids on Yemen have hit civilian sites, data shows Read more The unease manifested itself early on in the campaign when calls were put into media organisations by British expatriates based in Saudi Arabia and members of the public in the UK who had picked up snippets from British service personnel in pubs, clubs or school playgrounds about the UK military working alongside the Saudi air force.
(4) Shortly afterwards journalists began being offered snippets designed to undermine Staines, including news of his drink-driving conviction.
(5) These snippets will be contested and pored over and parsed in the days to come.
(6) In addition to speaking on the phone call, the occupiers appeared to have a separate, closed line of communication to an FBI negotiator, and they frequently relayed snippets of their negotiations.
(7) Geithner has tantalizing snippets of self-awareness – “I must have sounded like a bank lobbyist when opposing financial reform ”.
(8) 12.49pm BST While we are waiting for the full text, here's some snippets to keep you warm: I both understand and share their frustration.
(9) In October a legal battle with German publishers prompted Google to remove news snippets taken from news sites from its search results.
(10) Murdoch's editors and executives have repeatedly criticised aggregators such Google News, claiming it is leeching off their content by displaying snippets of their work.
(11) The snippets of Jimmy Erskine’s reviews and letters in the novel are my own invention, but they are all inspired by Agate’s voice.
(12) It intersperses snippets of the film itself - which premieres on 15 March - with fascinating behind-the-scenes footage of how an animation of Sydney Opera House in flames was done by a team of 16 "boys in their bedrooms" , how the stories of the six main characters in the film were selected , how she persuaded Pete Postlethwaite to take up the role of narrator and how it was financed using a "crowd-funding" model .
(13) Originally Activision intended to dripfeed the news of its next blockbuster via snippets of information.
(14) You might hear little snippets of it, five seconds on the news.
(15) He was aiming high, to build his music around saccharine snippets dropped from Taylor Swift records , or the Bieber hooks that had remained unsung, and then filter it through echoing synthesizers and discombobulating rhythms.
(16) "People haven't been able to call in at the office with snippets for some time now," said Press.
(17) British ministers, with the backing of MI5 and MI6, have used US anger at snippets of CIA information being disclosed by UK courts as the reason for a change in the law.
(18) He said the organisation monitors Twitter feeds from Tripoli and other places for "snippets of information".
(19) The Magistrate's Blog Description: "Musings and Snippets from an English Magistrate.
(20) He also posted a picture of him and Young together, and a snippet of Young’s letter to him.