Definition of Segment. Meaning of Segment. Synonyms of Segment

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Definition of Segment

Segment
Segment Seg"ment, n. [L. segmentum, fr. secare to cut, cut off: cf. F. segment. See Saw a cutting instrument.] 1. One of the parts into which any body naturally separates or is divided; a part divided or cut off; a section; a portion; as, a segment of an orange; a segment of a compound or divided leaf. 2. (Geom.) A part cut off from a figure by a line or plane; especially, that part of a circle contained between a chord and an arc of that circle, or so much of the circle as is cut off by the chord; as, the segment acb in the Illustration. 3. (Mach.) (a) A piece in the form of the sector of a circle, or part of a ring; as, the segment of a sectional fly wheel or flywheel rim. (b) A segment gear. 4. (Biol.) (a) One of the cells or division formed by segmentation, as in egg cleavage or in fissiparous cell formation. (b) One of the divisions, rings, or joints into which many animal bodies are divided; a somite; a metamere; a somatome. Segment gear, a piece for receiving or communicating reciprocating motion from or to a cogwheel, consisting of a sector of a circular gear, or ring, having cogs on the periphery, or face. Segment of a line, the part of a line contained between two points on it. Segment of a sphere, the part of a sphere cut off by a plane, or included between two parallel planes. Ventral segment. (Acoustics) See Loor, n., 5.
Segment
Segment Seg"ment, v. i. (Biol.) To divide or separate into parts in growth; to undergo segmentation, or cleavage, as in the segmentation of the ovum.

Meaning of Segment from wikipedia

- Segment or segmentation may refer to: Segmentation (biology), the division of body plans into a series of repetitive segments Segmentation in the human...
- The A-segment is a category in the p****enger car cl****ification system defined by the European Commission. It is used for city cars, the smallest category...
- endpoints. A closed line segment includes both endpoints, while an open line segment excludes both endpoints; a half-open line segment includes exactly one...
- The B-segment is the second smallest of the European segments for p****enger cars, which is described as "small cars". It is equivalent to the subcompact...
- A seven-segment display is a form of electronic display device for displaying decimal numerals that is an alternative to the more complex dot matrix displays...
- S-segment is a European car-cl****ification segment for sport coupés. The cars are often described as sports cars and the equivalent Euro NCAP cl**** is...
- segment Middle lobe lateral segment medial segment Inferior lobe superior segment medial-basal segment anterior-basal segment lateral-basal segment posterior-basal...
- The C-segment is the third smallest of the European segments for p****enger cars and is described as "medium cars". It is equivalent to the Euro NCAP "small...
- The D-segment is the third largest of the European segments for p****enger cars, and is described as "large cars". It is equivalent to the Euro NCAP "large...
- sellers might segment the market into demographic segments, lifestyle segments, behavioural segments, or any other meaningful segment. Market segmentation...
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