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2017 Word of the Year

right section

noun
1.
a representation of an object as it would appear if cut by a plane perpendicular to its longest axis.
Compare cross section.
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  • We turned to the right and I showed the visitor over our right section.

    The Red Watch J. A. Currie
  • The right section, with the Major and Captain, left us and went to another one.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. Erskine Childers
  • On the way we picked up the right section, and exchanged our experiences.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. Erskine Childers
  • To-day the Majority Socialists are in power, that is to say the right section of the fourth class.

    The New Society Walther Rathenau
  • I heard vaguely that the contents were saved and sent on with the right section, but am quite prepared to find it is lost.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. Erskine Childers
  • The right section to go to Matjesfontein, and the left section, which was mine, to Piquetberg Road.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. Erskine Childers
  • Jam for tea, and milk in the tea—long unknown luxuries, which the right section brought with them.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V. Erskine Childers
  • The right section of the herd was now bedded within a short distance of the church.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas

    Frank Gee Patchin
  • The lateral area of a prism is equal to the product of a lateral edge by the perimeter of the right section.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith
  • The lateral area of a circular cylinder is equal to the product of the perimeter of a right section of the cylinder by an element.

    The Teaching of Geometry David Eugene Smith

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