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...
- tertiary sector or service sector is the third of the three economic sectors of the three-sector theory. The others are the secondary sector (approximately...
- The private sector banks in India are banks where the majority of the shares or equity are not held by the government but by private share holders. In...
- Third sector may refer to: Voluntary sector, the economic sector consisting of non-governmental organizations and other non-profit organizations Public–private...
- A state-owned enterprise in India is called a public sector undertaking (PSU) or a public sector enterprise. These companies are owned by the union government...
- The secondary sector of the economy includes industries that produce a finished, usable product or are involved in construction. This sector generally takes...
- 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...
- The three-sector model in economics divides economies into three sectors of activity: extraction of raw materials (primary), manufacturing (secondary)...
- public sector (also called the state sector) is the part of the economy composed of both public services and public enterprises. Public sectors include...
- list details all government of India-owned public sector undertakings in India. Central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) are those companies in which...
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