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chapters, plural;
  1. A main division of a book, typically with a number or title

  2. A period of time or an episode in a person's life, a nation's history, etc
    • - a tragic chapter in European history
  3. A local branch of a society
    • - the local chapter of the American Cancer Society
  4. The governing body of a religious community, esp. a cathedral or a knightly order

  5. A series or sequence
    • - the latest episode in a chapter of problems

  1. a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled; "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"
  2. any distinct period in history or in a person's life; "the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history"; "the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship"
  3. a local branch of some fraternity or association; "he joined the Atlanta chapter"
  4. an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church
  5. a series of related events forming an episode; "a chapter of disasters"
  6. A chapter is one of the main divisions of a piece of writing of relative length, such as a book. Chapters can be numbered in the case of such writings as law code (see Chapter 7 or Chapter 11) or they can be titled. ...
  7. Chapter (Latin capitulum) designates certain corporate ecclesiastical bodies in the Roman Catholic, Anglican and Nordic Lutheran churches.
  8. Chapters is a Canadian big box bookstore banner owned by Indigo Books and Music. Formerly a company in its own right competing with Indigo, the combined company has continued to operate both banners since their merger in 2001.
  9. (Chapters (album)) Chapters is the third and last full-length album released by Christian rock band Forever Changed.
  10. (Chapters (Amorphis album)) Chapters is a "best of" compilation by Amorphis, released in 2003. The first disc is a CD containing some of their most popular songs, and the second disc is a bonus DVD featuring the music videos recorded to promote their music.
  11. (Chapters (Anekdoten album)) Chapters is a double album compilation by Swedish progressive rock band Anekdoten, released in May 2009. The first disc contains the band's favourite tracks from their 3 latest albums, From Within, Gravity and A Time Of Day. ...
  12. One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided; An administrative division of an organization, usually local to a specific area; A sequence (of events), especially when presumed related and likely to continue; To divide into chapters; To put into a chapter; To use ...
  13. (chaptering) Dividing lengthy video content into smaller segments that viewers can instantly access through the use of a menu interface. DVDs of films and TV shows use this technique extensively.
  14. (14 chapters) specifically chosen and sequenced to reflect the topics taught in a typical 12 to 13 week teaching Semester.
  15. Starts a new chapter. See Document Structure.
  16. an organized group of women representing a national sorority.  Collegiate chapters are found on college campuses.  Alumnae chapters are usually organized by geographic areas and support their collegiate chapters.
  17. A branch of a national sorority, established at a campus. Each will have their own name, usually designated by Greek Letters. Eg, Zeta Tau Alpha, Beta Gamma chapter.
  18. A division of each title of the Code of Federal Regulations that deals with regulations for a specific agency. Also, the statutory and administrative codes of some states (Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada) are divided into chapters rather than titles.
  19. A division of a book. Chapters and corresponding page numbers are listed in the Table of Contents at the beginning of the book.
  20. The second number grouping in a WAC citation. For example, the chapter in WAC 388-165-030 is “165.”
  21. 1) the members of a religious house in their corporate capacity; 2) the members of any corporate body responsible for an ecclesiastical institution; 3) a meeting of the members of a religious institution
  22. Also known as a "part of the title," a point on a DVD that the viewer can instantly jump to, like a track on a CD.
  23. A group of officially chartered and recognized collegians at a given college or university
  24. For chapters within books. Allows nested subsection and sidebar topic types in the default shell configuration. Enables authoring of complete chapters as single files.
  25. refers to an individual fraternity or sorority.