Definition of subsection in English:



  • A division of a section.

    • ‘Here, in fact, is where we start to break down the content into its component pages, and even further into sections and subsections.’
    • ‘Clause 43 proposes a new subsection for section 57, and deals with the constitution of that court.’
    • ‘So what now, do I start categorising debts into subsections?’
    • ‘The section is divided into three subsections.’
    • ‘Each section was subdivided by the same sized fence into four subsections, three comprised of 13 hectares and one of 26 hectares.’
    • ‘The Business Tools section contains several subsections, the first of which examines the macroeconomic environment.’
    • ‘Each entry is heavily illustrated, many dotted with video and sound recordings, most broken up into a myriad of sections, subsections and bullet points.’
    • ‘The user progressively assigns sections and subsections from the list until the document is complete.’
    • ‘The contents of the bibliography show a detailed list of all the sections and subsections with hypertext links to each individual adaptation.’
    • ‘This book is written in the style of a technical report, with sequentially numbered sections and subsections, which makes for easy referencing but chops up the narrative.’
    • ‘Since not all the taxa included in the second group have been studied, the assignment of rank as subsections or sections requires more data.’
    • ‘The fiction section contained subsections of fantasy, science fiction, teen fiction, and so on.’
    • ‘We can extend this structural analysis down a level, subdividing the three sections of the poem's first part into subsections and then doing the same with the poem's second part.’
    • ‘The organization of the chapters, sections and subsections is exemplary and clearly reflects her mastery of the topics.’
    • ‘Within sections and subsections, ordering is uniformly chronological.’
    • ‘Were I to attempt to take the Court through all the sections and subsections, I would use up my whole half an hour, but it is there for what it is worth.’
    • ‘The control unit includes a process section such as a computer and a PWM switch section including subsections each for a unique one of the solenoid valves.’
    • ‘This subsection is a piece of that picture, which I chose because of the man and his son sitting on the beach.’
    • ‘Within this category American tycoons probably merit their own subsection, as do, quite separately, conmen and speculators.’
    • ‘The site layout adopted consisted of 300 m long sections subdivided into 50 m subsections.’
    department, branch, arm, wing, sector, section, subsection, subdivision, subsidiary, detachment, office, bureau, offshoot, satellite, extension
    section, subsection, subdivision, part, portion, piece, bit, segment, slice, fragment, chunk, component, share
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