capable of being cut smoothly with a knife.
able to be cut smoothly
noun 1. a part that is cut off or separated. 2. a distinct part or subdivision of anything, as an object, country, community, class, or the like: the poor section of town; the left section of a drawer. 3. a distinct part or subdivision of a writing, as of a newspaper, legal code, chapter, etc.: […]
adjective 1. pertaining or limited to a particular section; local or regional: sectional politics. 2. composed of several independent sections: a sectional sofa. 3. of or relating to a section: a sectional view of the machine. noun 4. a sofa composed of several independent sections that can be arranged individually or in various combinations. adjective […]
[sek-shuh-nl-iz-uh m] /ˈsɛk ʃə nlˌɪz əm/ noun 1. excessive regard for sectional or local interests; regional or local spirit, prejudice, etc. sectionalism /ˈsɛkʃənəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. excessive or narrow-minded concern for local or regional interests as opposed to the interests of the whole
[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. sectionalize /ˈsɛkʃənəˌlaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to render sectional 2. to divide into sections, esp geographically