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Definitions of segment

  1. To divide into segments. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To separate or divide into segments: as, a segmented cell. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To divide or separate into parts in growth; to undergo segmentation, or cleavage, as in the segmentation of the ovum. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. divide or split up; "The cells segmented" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. one of the parts into which something naturally divides; "a segment of an orange" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A segment gear. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. One of the cells or division formed by segmentation, as in egg cleavage or in fissiparous cell formation. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. One of the divisions, rings, or joints into which many animal bodies are divided; a somite; a metamere; a somatome. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. A part divided from the rest of an object: a section; a part cut off from a geometrical figure, especially from a circle, by a line or plane. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. A part cut off: a portion: (geom.) the part of a circle cut off by a straight line: the part of a sphere cut off by a plane. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. A part cut off; a section; the part of a circle included within a chord and its arc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. A piece cut off; a part cut off from a figure by a line or plane. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. A part cut off or divided; in geom., a part cut off from any figure by a line or plane. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. A division formed by cleavage of an ovum ; a part of an animal or of a jointed appendage ; a division of a leaf if cleft nearly to the base. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for segment

  1. This part of the road forms the chord of a semi- circle, whilst a continuation, not planted, is the segment which turning round the walls of the city extends along the beach of the bay, giving a fine view of the shipping in the roads. – Kathay: A Cruise in the China Seas by W. Hastings Macaulay
  2. Immediately the Thessian had retreated to this one segment where Arcot did not dare throw his own rays. – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
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