General English


  • noun a group of several lines of writing which makes a separate section


  • noun the section of text between two carriage return characters, with a unified subject
  • noun a 16-byte section of memory which starts at a hexadecimal address that can be evenly divided by 16


  • In contract documents, the first subdivision of an article. The next levels are subparagraphs and clauses.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a section of writing which contains one main idea, always starts on a new line and is often indented

Media Studies

  • noun a short item in a newspaper
  • verb to report a news item in a short paragraph
  • abbreviationpar.