Associations to the word «Segment»

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Wiktionary

SEGMENT, noun. A length of some object.
SEGMENT, noun. One of the parts into which any body naturally separates or is divided; a part divided or cut off; a section; a portion.
SEGMENT, noun. (mathematics) A portion.
SEGMENT, noun. A straight path between two points that is the shortest distance between them.
SEGMENT, noun. (geometry) The part of a circle between its circumference and a chord (usually other than the diameter).
SEGMENT, noun. (topology) Any of the pieces that comprise an order tree.
SEGMENT, noun. (science) A portion.
SEGMENT, noun. (phonology) A discrete unit of speech: a consonant or a vowel.
SEGMENT, noun. (botany) A portion of an organ whose cells are derived from a single cell within the primordium from which the organ developed.
SEGMENT, noun. (zoology) One of several parts of an organism, with similar structure, arranged in a chain; such as a vertebra, or a third of an insect's thorax.
SEGMENT, noun. (broadcasting) A part of a broadcast program, devoted to a topic.
SEGMENT, noun. (computing) An Ethernet bus.
SEGMENT, noun. (computing) A region of memory or a fragment of an executable file designated to contain a particular part of a program.
SEGMENT, noun. (travel) A portion of an itinerary; can be a flight or train between two cities, a car or hotel booked in a particular city.
SEGMENT, verb. To divide into segments or sections.
SEGMENT GEAR, noun. 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.

Dictionary definition

SEGMENT, noun. 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".
SEGMENT, noun. One of the parts into which something naturally divides; "a segment of an orange".
SEGMENT, verb. Divide into segments; "segment an orange"; "segment a compound word".
SEGMENT, verb. Divide or split up; "The cells segmented".

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