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sectionalize

[sek-shuh-nl-ahyz] /ˈsɛk ʃə nlˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), sectionalized, sectionalizing.
1.
to render sectional.
2.
to divide into sections, especially geographical sections.
Also, especially British, sectionalise.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; sectional + -ize
Related forms
sectionalization, noun
unsectionalized, adjective
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  • We were able to do some switching to sectionalize the problem area.
  • When a wide auxiliary spillway is required, it may be desirable to sectionalize the fuse plug with concrete separation wails.
  • Install pad mount loop-through switches to sectionalize the circuit main.
British Dictionary definitions for sectionalize

sectionalize

/ˈsɛkʃənəˌlaɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to render sectional
2.
to divide into sections, esp geographically
Derived Forms
sectionalization, sectionalisation, noun
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