2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sectional \Sec"tion*al\, adjective

1. Of or pertaining to a section or distinct part of larger body or territory; local.

All sectional interests, or party feelings, it is hoped, will hereafter yield to schemes of ambition. --Story.

2. Consisting of sections, or capable of being divided into sections; as, a sectional steam boiler.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane); "a sectional view"; "sectional drawings"

2: consisting of or divided into sections; "a sectional sofa"; "sectioned plates" [syn: {sectional}, {sectioned}]

3: related or limited to a distinct region or subdivision of a territory or community or group of people; "sectional tensions arose over slavery"


1: a piece of furniture made up of sections that can be arranged individually or together

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