AskDefine | Define sectional

Dictionary Definition

sectional adj
1 relating to or based upon a section (i.e. as if cut through by an intersecting plane); "a sectional view"; "sectional drawings"
2 consisting of or divided into sections; "a sectional sofa"; "sectioned plates" [syn: sectioned]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Separating into sections.
    Our new sectional couch divided into pieces, but the pieces still wouldn't fit through the door.
  2. Relating to conflict between areas.
    The U.S. civil war can be considered a sectional dispute.

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Extensive Definition

Sectional can refer to:
  • an article of furniture in the more general category referred to as a couch
  • Sectional chart, an aeronautical chart used for VFR navigation

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