noun Date: 1890 a section midway between the extremes; especially midriff 2

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • midsection — [mid′sek΄shən] n. the section in the middle; specif., the midriff region of the body …   English World dictionary

  • midsection — /mid sek sheuhn/, n. 1. the middle section or part of anything. 2. the solar plexus; midriff: a hard right to the midsection. [1935 40; MID + SECTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • midsection — noun a) The middle section of something. Thats the premise of the overload principle, and it must be applied, even to ab training, if youre going to develop a cut, ripped midsection. b) The midriff; the section of the human torso, from below the… …   Wiktionary

  • midsection — mid|sec|tion [ˈmıdˌsekʃən] n [C usually singular] the middle part of something or of someone s body ▪ There are 24 missiles in the submarine s midsection …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • midsection — /ˈmɪdsɛkʃən/ (say midsekshuhn) noun 1. the middle part of anything. 2. the midriff: punched in the midsection. {mid + section} …   Australian English dictionary

  • midsection — A cut or section through the middle of an organ. * * * mid·sec·tion mid .sek shən n a section midway between the extremes esp MIDRIFF (2) * * * mid·sec·tion (mid sekґshən) a cut through the middle of any organ or part …   Medical dictionary

  • midsection — Synonyms and related words: barrier, brattice, buffer, buffer state, bulkhead, bumper, cloison, collision mat, cushion, diaphragm, dissepiment, dividing line, dividing wall, division, fender, interseptum, mat, midriff, pad, panel, paries,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • midsection — mɪdsekʃn n. section in the middle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • midsection — mid•sec•tion [[t]ˈmɪdˌsɛk ʃən[/t]] n. 1) the middle section or part of anything 2) the solar plexus; midriff • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • midsection — noun the middle area of the human torso (usually in front) (Freq. 1) young American women believe that a bare midriff is fashionable • Syn: ↑middle, ↑midriff • Hypernyms: ↑area, ↑region …   Useful english dictionary

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