sectional


1sec·tion·al

adjective \ˈsek-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

: showing how something would look if it were cut from the top to the bottom

: concerned only with one part of a group or community

: made up of sections that can be put together or taken apart easily

Full Definition of SECTIONAL

1
a :  of or relating to a section
b :  local or regional rather than general in character <sectional interests>
2
:  consisting of or divided into sections <sectional furniture>
sec·tion·al·ly adverb

Examples of SECTIONAL

  1. a sectional drawing of a ship

First Known Use of SECTIONAL

1806

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms

appoint, credenza, mission, settee

2sectional

noun

: a type of long seat (called a sofa) that has three or more separate sections

Full Definition of SECTIONAL

:  a piece of furniture made up of modular units capable of use separately or in various combinations

First Known Use of SECTIONAL

1901

Other Furniture and Woodworking Terms

appoint, credenza, mission, settee

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