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See definition of cross-section on Dictionary.com
  • as incross section
  • as inexploded view

synonyms for cross-section

  • random sample
  • sampling
  • representation
  • sample
  • transection
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How to use cross-section in a sentence

A sample sliced from that Mars cake would give a cross section of millions of years of lake deposits, providing scientists with a window into how the lake changed over time—and whether life ever emerged there.
AFTER A FEW HICCUPS, NASA’S PERSEVERANCE BEGINS ITS MAIN MISSIONS ON MARSMONROE HAMMONDAUGUST 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The number of messages I received from such a vast cross section of people confirms that.
NAOMI OSAKA: 'IT'S O.K. NOT TO BE O.K.'NAOMI OSAKAJULY 8, 2021TIME
The fresher the powder, the more vibrant the green-and-purple cross section of cake you’ll get.
A VIBRANT MATCHA BLACKBERRY CAKE RECIPE TO KICK OFF SUMMERJOY CHOJUNE 4, 2021EATER
It’s going to harm a wide cross section of voters, but it’s going to disproportionately impact voters of color.
ARIZONA JUST BECAME THE LATEST STATE TO APPROVE MAIL VOTING RESTRICTIONS. HERE’S WHAT TO KNOWSANYA MANSOORMAY 12, 2021TIME
My hair did not show up, leaving just the skull and outline of the face with a cross section of the tissues inside.
THE TROUBLE WITH BRAIN SCANS - ISSUE 98: MINDKELSEY ICHIKAWAMARCH 31, 2021NAUTILUS
This structure looks like a feather in vertical cross sections.
GIANT WORMS MAY HAVE HIDDEN BENEATH THE ANCIENT SEAFLOOR TO AMBUSH PREYHELEN THOMPSONFEBRUARY 16, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The animals drilled L-shaped paths into the seafloor, leaving a funnel structure at the top that looks like a feather in vertical cross sections.
GIANT WORMS MAY HAVE BURROWED INTO THE ANCIENT SEAFLOOR TO AMBUSH PREYHELEN THOMPSONJANUARY 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Between the inner and outer wall of a vacuum-sealed thermos is a tiny cross section that has had all the air sucked right out of it.
WANT TO GET OUTSIDE ALL WINTER? BRING YOUR THERMOS.AC SHILTONNOVEMBER 29, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
I cannot believe that God would think it necessary to come on earth as a man, and die on the Cross.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO CROSS-SECTION

  • cross-section
  • cutaway
  • diagram
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