Definition of midsection in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmidˌsekSHən/


1The middle part of something.
Example sentences
  • Of interest is that the fractures on the Mill Pond contracting-stemmed bifaces occur on the midsections of the blades.
  • While shaft midsections were recovered more frequently than either proximal or distal ends of darts, eight proximal and 13 distal ends of dart shafts were identified.
  • While resetting circuit breakers in the midsection of the aircraft, they noticed smoke and fumes.
1.1The midriff.
Example sentences
  • Ever wonder whether retired superheroes are subject to widening midsections and bad backs?
  • Tighten your midsection so your torso is completely straight (like a plank) from head to heels.
  • These activities will tighten your midsection and strengthen your back.

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Syllabification: mid·sec·tion

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