Definition of subsection in English:



  • A division of a section.

    ‘each chapter has a different theme and numerous subsections’
    • ‘Each entry is heavily illustrated, many dotted with video and sound recordings, most broken up into a myriad of sections, subsections and bullet points.’
    • ‘Here, in fact, is where we start to break down the content into its component pages, and even further into sections and subsections.’
    • ‘This book is written in the style of a technical report, with sequentially numbered sections and subsections, which makes for easy referencing but chops up the narrative.’
    • ‘The control unit includes a process section such as a computer and a PWM switch section including subsections each for a unique one of the solenoid valves.’
    • ‘The organization of the chapters, sections and subsections is exemplary and clearly reflects her mastery of the topics.’
    • ‘The Business Tools section contains several subsections, the first of which examines the macroeconomic environment.’
    • ‘Within sections and subsections, ordering is uniformly chronological.’
    • ‘Were I to attempt to take the Court through all the sections and subsections, I would use up my whole half an hour, but it is there for what it is worth.’
    • ‘The user progressively assigns sections and subsections from the list until the document is complete.’
    • ‘The contents of the bibliography show a detailed list of all the sections and subsections with hypertext links to each individual adaptation.’
    • ‘Since not all the taxa included in the second group have been studied, the assignment of rank as subsections or sections requires more data.’
    • ‘The fiction section contained subsections of fantasy, science fiction, teen fiction, and so on.’
    • ‘Clause 43 proposes a new subsection for section 57, and deals with the constitution of that court.’
    • ‘The site layout adopted consisted of 300 m long sections subdivided into 50 m subsections.’
    • ‘So what now, do I start categorising debts into subsections?’
    • ‘This subsection is a piece of that picture, which I chose because of the man and his son sitting on the beach.’
    • ‘Each section was subdivided by the same sized fence into four subsections, three comprised of 13 hectares and one of 26 hectares.’
    • ‘Within this category American tycoons probably merit their own subsection, as do, quite separately, conmen and speculators.’
    • ‘We can extend this structural analysis down a level, subdividing the three sections of the poem's first part into subsections and then doing the same with the poem's second part.’
    • ‘The section is divided into three subsections.’
    section, subsection, subdivision, part, portion, piece, bit, segment, slice, fragment, chunk, component, share
    department, branch, arm, wing, sector, section, subsection, subdivision, subsidiary, detachment, office, bureau, offshoot, satellite, extension