- a part cut off from a figure, especially a circular or spherical one, by a line or plane, as a part of a circular area contained by an arc and its chord or by two parallel lines or planes.
- Also called line segment. a finite section of a line.
- any of the rings that compose the body of an annelid or arthropod.
- any of the discrete parts of the body of an animal, especially of an arthropod.
- a portion of a program, often one that can be loaded and executed independently of other portions.
- a unit of data in a database.
Origin of segment
synonym study for segment
OTHER WORDS FROM segment
How to use segment in a sentence
We’re leading the charge in the premium segment and see more people looking for high-quality offerings in the space everyday.Canned wine might have been primed for socializing in the era of social distancing|Rachel King|November 8, 2020|Fortune
That information allows advertisers to target different segments of readers based on a number of basic factors, ranging from their occupation to whether they have children.‘We seized on podcasts’: How Slate used audio as the foundation of its first-party data strategy|Max Willens|November 6, 2020|Digiday
Pinterest, Snap, YouTube and TikTok figure prominently in this segment as well.COVID helped drive record ad revenue for big tech in Q3|Greg Sterling|November 4, 2020|Search Engine Land
The move, opposed by the state’s large restaurant and hospitality industries battered by the hit to revenue because of the pandemic, is likely to impact a large segment of Florida’s workforce.Florida votes to raise minimum wage to $15|Phil Wahba|November 4, 2020|Fortune
Think in terms of segments, and always get the latest word on water availability.5 of the Country's Most Unique Treks|Outside Editors|November 3, 2020|Outside Online
Notes: SEGMENTING CITRUS Using a paring knife, cut off the top and bottom of the fruit to expose the flesh.Shaved Fennel, Roasted Potatoes|The Daily Beast|November 25, 2008|DAILY BEAST
Tertian segmenting forms are less frequently typical than quartan.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Nor can it segment itself without also segmenting its linked totem kin or kins, which merely means segmenting the local tribe.The Secret of the Totem|Andrew Lang
Cilia appear in Phascolosoma (Selenka, No. 369) while the ovum is still segmenting.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The first egg segmenting at a given temperature has the maximal, the last egg segmenting has the minimal mass of enzyme.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
British Dictionary definitions for segment
- a part of a line or curve between two points
- a part of a plane or solid figure cut off by an intersecting line, plane, or planes, esp one between a chord and an arc of a circle