Definition of Sector. Meaning of Sector. Synonyms of Sector

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Definition of Sector

Sector
Sector Sec"tor, n. [L., properly, a cutter, fr. secare, sectum, to cut: cf. F. secteur. See Section.] 1. (Geom.) A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc. 2. A mathematical instrument, consisting of two rulers connected at one end by a joint, each arm marked with several scales, as of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, etc., one scale of each kind on each arm, and all on lines radiating from the common center of motion. The sector is used for plotting, etc., to any scale. 3. An astronomical instrument, the limb of which embraces a small portion only of a circle, used for measuring differences of declination too great for the compass of a micrometer. When it is used for measuring zenith distances of stars, it is called a zenith sector. Dip sector, an instrument used for measuring the dip of the horizon. Sector of a sphere, or Spherical sector, the solid generated by the revolution of the sector of a circle about one of its radii, or, more rarely, about any straight line drawn in the plane of the sector through its vertex.

Meaning of Sector from wikipedia

- Look up sector in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Sector may refer to: Sector, West Virginia, U.S. Circular sector, the portion of a disc enclosed by...
- In macroeconomics, the secondary sector of the economy is an economic sector in the three-sector theory that describes the role of manufacturing. It encomp****es...
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- The primary sector of the economy includes any industry involved in the extraction and production of raw materials, such as farming, logging, fishing,...
- The private sector is the part of the economy, sometimes referred to as the citizen sector, which is owned by private groups, usually as a means of establishment...
- Third sector may refer to: Voluntary sector, the economic sector consisting of non-governmental organizations and other non-profit organizations Public–private...
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- public sector, also called the state sector, is the part of the economy composed of both public services and public enterprises. Public sectors include...
- public sector and the private sector), community sector, and nonprofit sector. "Civic sector" or "social sector" are other terms used for the sector, emphasizing...