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Definition of Segment

Segment

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. A segment gear.
  5. One of the cells or division formed by segmentation, as in egg cleavage or in fissiparous cell formation.
  6. One of the divisions, rings, or joints into which many animal bodies are divided; a somite; a metamere; a somatome.
  7. To divide or separate into parts in growth; to undergo segmentation, or cleavage, as in the segmentation of the ovum.

Segment Quotations

If you knew that your life was merely a phase or short, short segment of your entire existence, how would you live? Knowing nothing 'real' was at risk, what would you do? You'd live a gigantic, bold, fun, dazzling life. You know you would. That's what the ghosts want us to do - all the exciting things they no longer can.
Chuck Palahniuk

I love the women's movement, and I never thought of it as belonging to any particular segment of the population.
Alice Walker

When you think about your relationship with Christ, it really just affects every aspect of your life. I think a lot of people try to segment off, like, 'This is church, so this is God, this is my daily life, this is my job,' but I think true faith is when it manifests itself in every single aspect of your life.
Jeremy Lin

'Culture' is a finite segment of the meaningless infinity of the world process, a segment on which human beings confer meaning and significance.
Max Weber

I do wait in line, and I do take the subway, and I do my own grocery shopping, and I do take the kids to school. But it almost doesn't matter to a certain segment of the populace.
Sarah Jessica Parker
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Segment Translations

segment in French is segment
segment in German is Segment, Kreisabschnitt {m}, Abschnitt {m}
segment in Spanish is segmento