section englannista suomeksi
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A cutting; a part cut out from the rest of something.
A part, piece, subdivision of anything.
A group of instruments in an orchestra.
A part of a document.
An act or instance of cutting.
A cross-section (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane).
A cross-section perpendicular the longitudinal axis of an aircraft in flight.
An incision or the act of making an incision.
(senseid) A taxonomic rank below the genus (and subgenus if present), but above the species.
A piece of residential land; a plot.
Any of the squares, each containing 640 acres, into which the public lands of the United States were divided.
The symbol (m), denoting a section of a document.
A sequence of rock layers.
To cut, divide or separate into pieces.
To reduce to the degree of thinness required for study with the microscope.
To commit (a person, to a hospital, with or without their consent), as for mental health reasons. (non-gloss definition)
1998, Diana Gittins, ''Madness in its Place: Narratives of Severalls Hospital, 1913-1997'', Routledge, (ISBN), page 45:
- Tribunals were set up as watchdogs in cases of compulsory detention (sectioning). (..) Informal patients, however, could be sectioned, and this was often a fear of patients once they were in hospital.
(ante) Lucy Johnstone, ''Users and Abusers of Psychiatry: A Critical Look at Psychiatric Practice'', Second Edition, Routledge (2000), (ISBN), page xiv:
- The doctor then sectioned her, making her an involuntary patient, and had her moved to a secure ward.
2006, Mairi Colme, ''A Divine Dance of Madness'', Chipmunkapublishing, (ISBN), page 5:
- After explaining that for 7 years, from ’88 to ’95, I was permanently sectioned under the Mental Health act, robbed of my freedom, my integrity, my rights, I wrote at the time;- (..)
(sense) To perform a section on (someone).
2012, Anne Fraser, ''St. Piran's: Daredevil, Doctor...Dad!'', Harlequin, page 16:
- "But if she's gone into active labour she could be bleeding massively and you may have to section her there and then."
2008, Murray et al, ''Labor and Delivery Nursing: Guide to Evidence-Based Practice'', Springer Publishing Company, page 57:
- You may hear a physician say, "I don't want to section her until the baby declares itself."
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