macrosegment

[ mak-roh-seg-muh nt ]
/ ˈmæk roʊˌsɛg mənt /

noun

a stretch of speech preceded and followed but not interrupted by a pause.

Nearby words

  1. macropterous,
  2. macrorhinia,
  3. macroscopic,
  4. macroscopic anatomy,
  5. macroscopy,
  6. macrosigmoid,
  7. macrosociology,
  8. macrosomia,
  9. macrosporangium,
  10. macrospore

Compare microsegment.

Origin of macrosegment

First recorded in 1955–60; macro- + segment

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