BSL Sign Language Dictionary

Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.

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How to sign: a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)
"he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section";

section in BSL Watch how to sign section in British Sign Language
section - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: subdivision

Categories: music, piece of writing, writing, written material

Within this category: article, book, canto, chapter, conclusion, episode, insert, introduction, lead, mezuzah, narration, obbligato, passage, recapitulation, sports section, spot, spot, sura


How to sign: one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
"a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road";

segment in BSL Watch how to sign segment in British Sign Language
segment - QIA Dictionary of ICT
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Similiar / Same: segment

Categories: part, portion

Within this category: bend, dado, leaf, length, straightaway, subsection


How to sign: a specialized division of a large organization
"you'll find it in the hardware department"; "she got a job in the historical section of the Treasury";

department in BSL Watch how to sign department in British Sign Language
department - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: department

Categories: division

Within this category: academic department, business department, government department, payroll, personnel department, security

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