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

- Sector may refer to: Sector, West Virginia, U.S. Circular sector, the portion of a disc enclosed by two radii and a circular arc Hyperbolic sector, a region...
- The service sector is the third of the three economic sectors of the three-sector theory. The others are the secondary sector (approximately the same...
- Third sector may refer to: Voluntary sector, the economic sector consisting of non-governmental organizations and other non-profit organizations Public–private...
- sector or circle sector (symbol: ⌔), is the portion of a disk enclosed by two radii and an arc, where the smaller area is known as the minor sector and...
- public sector (also called the state sector) is the part of the economy composed of both public services and public enterprises. Public sectors include...
- In business, the business sector or corporate sector - sometimes po****rly called simply "business" - is "the part of the economy made up by companies"...
- Bad sector in computing refers to a disk sector on a disk storage unit that is permanently damaged. Upon taking damage, all information stored on that...
- The private sector is the part of the economy, sometimes referred to as the citizen sector, which is owned by private individuals or groups, usually as...
- In computer disk storage, a sector is a subdivision of a track on a magnetic disk or optical disc. Each sector stores a fixed amount of user-accessible...
- One cl****ical breakdown of economic activity distinguishes three sectors: Primary: involves the retrieval and production of raw materials, such as corn...
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