sub·di·vi·sion /ˈsəbdəˌvɪʒən/ 名詞
1. The act of subdividing, or separating a part into smaller parts.
2. A part of a thing made by subdividing.
In the decimal table, the subdivision of the cubit, as span, palm, and digit, are deduced from the shorter cubit. --Arbuthnot.
n 1: an area composed of subdivided lots
2: the act of subdividing; division of something previously
3: an administrative division of some larger or more complex
organization; "a branch of Congress" [syn: branch, arm]
4: 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" [syn: section]
5: a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of
something already divided [syn: subsection]