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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

- Look up segment or segmentation in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Segment or segmentation may refer to: Segmentation (biology), the division of body...
- 2020 Best-Selling The A-segment is the 1st category in the p****enger car classification system defined by the European Commission. It is used for city...
- The B-segment is the second smallest of the European segments for p****enger cars between the A-segment and C-segment, and commonly described as "small...
- 2020 best-selling C-segment cars The C-segment is the 3rd category of the European segments for p****enger cars and is described as "medium cars". It is...
- A liver segment is one of eight segments of the liver as described in the widely used Couinaud classification (named after Claude Couinaud) in the anatomy...
- the spinal cord segments do not correspond to bony vertebra levels. As the spinal cord terminates at the L1-L2 level, other segments of the spinal cord...
- 2020 Best-Selling The D-segment is the 4th category of the European segments for p****enger cars, and is described as "large cars". It is equivalent to...
- In geometry, a circular segment (symbol: ⌓), also known as a disk segment, is a region of a disk which is "cut off" from the rest of the disk by a secant...
- In electrocardiography, the ST segment connects the QRS complex and the T wave and has a duration of 0.005 to 0.150 sec (5 to 150 ms). It starts at the...
- family of CPUs provided four segments: the code segment, the data segment, the stack segment and the extra segment. Each segment was placed at a specific...