chapter-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: main, numbered sections or subdivisions of a book

Commentary: CHAPTER[+structure][+subdivision][+book][+numbered]

The exam will cover the first four chapters of the book.
You can skip the chapters on coastal navigation, but not on basic sailing skills.
The editor has received only two chapters so far of the famous author's new novel.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a span of time usually characterized by identifying events

Commentary: CHAPTER[+quantity][+span][+temporal][+episode][+specific]
NOTE: usually contains an identifying trait that was important to the referenced time span

It was a tragic chapter in Germany's history.
This championship ends one of the greatest chapters in the ball club's history.
Thus began a new chapter in our lives.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 5

Sense Number 3: a local branch of a club or society

Commentary: CHAPTER[+group][+organization][+society][+subset][+local]
NOTE: always implies a local part of a larger society or club

She works for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.
Several chapters of the Delta Gamma Pi fraternity had low enrollment this year.
He is a scout leader in the local chapter of the Boy Scouts.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: the governing body of a religious order or institution

Commentary: CHAPTER[+assembly][+governing][+institution][+religious]
NOTE: always implies a ruling body within a religious organization

The chapter of monks met in the monastery's great hall.
He was believed to have been in the chapter of the Knights of St. John during the 15th century.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)