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subdivision

 
Noun subdivision has 5 senses
  1. subdivision - an area composed of subdivided lots
    --1 is a kind of
    tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
  2. subdivision - the act of subdividing; division of something previously divided
    --2 is a kind of
    division, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation
    Derived forms: verb subdivide1, verb subdivide2
  3. branch, subdivision, arm - an administrative division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"
    --3 is a kind of division
    --3 has particulars:
     post office, local post office; executive branch, Executive Office of the President; legislative branch; judicial branch
  4. section, subdivision - 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"
    --4 is a kind of writing, written material, piece of writing; music
    --4 has particulars:
     lead, lead-in; canto; sports section; article, clause; book; chapter; episode; spot; spot; insert; introduction; narration; conclusion, end, close, closing, ending; passage; mezuzah, mezuza; sura; obbligato, obligato; recapitulation
  5. subsection, subdivision - a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided
    --5 is a kind of section, segment
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