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cross section

noun

1 : a cutting made across something (as a log or an apple)

2 : a view showing what the inside of something looks like after a cut has been made through it <a cross section of a ship>

3 : a small group that includes examples of the different types of people or things in a larger group <a cross section of voters>

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Publication:Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary
Date:Jan 1, 2009
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