Synonyms for cross-section

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I saw 'em fur years, with a big cuttin' out to show the cross-section.

Note the shape of the cross-section of the hull at the different sections.

A cross-section diagram from the outer ear to the lobes of the brain.

A' is the edge view, B' is the side view and C' is a cross-section.

Figure 154 shows a sketch of the cross-section of the floor and girders.

Figure 131 is a cross-section of the tunnel showing the lining.

The cross-section area of the flue is likely to prove the most common difficulty.

When you turn the slice over, you see that every piece is a cross-section.

You should see how sweet a cross-section 255 of the duodenum of a cat is under the microscope.

If for instance the chimney has an area of cross-section of 12 sq. cm.

WORD ORIGIN

also cross section, 1748, originally in engineering sketches, from cross (adj.) + section (n.). Figurative sense of "representative sample" is from 1903.

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noundrawing of individual parts of mechanism
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