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Definition of Sector

Sector

  1. A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc.
  2. A mathematical instrument, consisting of two rulers connected at one end by a joint, each arm marked with several scales, as of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, etc., one scale of each kind on each arm, and all on lines radiating from the common center of motion. The sector is used for plotting, etc., to any scale.
  3. An astronomical instrument, the limb of which embraces a small portion only of a circle, used for measuring differences of declination too great for the compass of a micrometer. When it is used for measuring zenith distances of stars, it is called a zenith sector.

Sector Quotations

Real estate deals a lot with the government. It isn't like manufacturing, logistics, home appliances or the auto sector, which deal with consumers.
Wang Jianlin

To reduce deficit spending and our enormous debt, you reign in spending. You cut the budget. You don't take more from the private sector and grow government with it. And that's exactly what Obama has in mind with this expiration of Bush tax cuts proposal of his.
Sarah Palin

Government has a habit of blaming the private sector for its own failings while taking credit for advances we in fact owe to the private sector.
Thomas Woods

There can be no doubt that the transportation sector is the most critical sector of our economy.
Robert Brady

You can't have public health without working with the public sector. You can't have public education without working with the public sector in education.
Paul Farmer
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Sector Translations

sector in Afrikaans is sektor
sector in Dutch is sector
sector in French is secteur
sector in German is Sektor, Sector
sector in Italian is settore, area
sector in Portuguese is setor
sector in Spanish is recinto, sector
sector in Swedish is sektor, avsnitt
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