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Chapter

Chapter

[chap-ter]

Chapter, as an organizational class title, may refer to:

  • Chapter (books), a main division of a piece of writing
  • An organisational division, such as a chapter of the Audubon Society or of a fraternity.
  • Chapter (religion), an assembly of members in a religious order
  • In ancient civilizations, books were often in the form of papyrus or parchment scrolls, which contained about the same amount of text as a typical chapter in a modern book. This is the reason chapters in recent reproductions and translations of works of these periods are often presented as "Book 1", "Book 2", etc.
  • Tracks on a DVD or laserdisc are also called chapters.

Chapter may also refer to:

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