[suhb-sek-shuh n, suhb-sek-]
- a part or division of a section.
- to divide or partition into subsections.
Origin of subsection
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Examples from the Web for subsection
Forty-two of the sixty-six species of Pinus are included in this subsection.
A subsection, Parapinaster, is established for these exceptional species.
In this subsection the Diptera, Libellulina and Mantid will find their place.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)
I was in charge of my subsection at the guns and the men wanted water.S.O.S. Stand to!
An order of a Magistrate under this subsection shall be final and conclusive.Venereal Diseases in New Zealand (1922)
Committee Of The Board Of Health
- a section of a section; subdivision
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