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One entry found for cross section.
Main Entry: cross section
Function: noun
1 a : a cutting made across something (as a log or an apple) b : a representation of a cross section <a cross section of a blood vessel>
2 : a number of persons or things selected from a group to stand for the whole <a cross section of society>
- cross-sec·tion·al /primarystresskrodots-primarystresssek-sh(schwa-)nschwal/ adjective

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