Share this entry

Share this page

sectional

Pronunciation: /ˈsekʃnəl; ˈsekʃənl/

Translation of sectional in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [quarrel/rivalry] entre facciones; [interests] de grupo
    Example sentences
    • But in the parliament in August, the only opposition came from parties that represent sectional and regional interests.
    • We come from Lismore's urban, village, and rural areas and do not represent any party, business or sectional interest.
    • Some eight years down the road, it is important that vocal sectional interests do not blind the community to reforms that are in the public interest.
    1.2 [diagram/view] en sección or corte
    Example sentences
    • There will be working models and sectional views to explain how important it is to conserve and tap rainwater.
    • Lightweight technology is applied to commands such as dimensioning, mating, components insertion, interference detection, and sectional views.
    • A follow-up CT scan of the chest 6 months later included sectional views of the upper abdomen and showed an abnormality in the pancreas.
    1.3 [furniture] modular
    Example sentences
    • Finally, a student named Ben was selling a sectional couch in the classifieds section.
    • Families have a permanent base to park their caravans or erect sectional buildings.
    • The project saw the aging clubhouse replaced by a sectional timber building.

Definition of sectional in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day loro
m,f
parrot …
Cultural fact of the day

Crianza is a term which refers both to the process of ageing wines, and to a category of wines, vinos de crianza, which have been aged for a minimum of two years, first in barrels or the more modern stainless steel tanks, and then in the bottle.