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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

Art is nothing if you don't reach every segment of the people.
Keith Haring

'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

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

In Jamaica, them always have throwback riddims, recycled old beats, and the hardcore reggae scene is always present. You have faster stuff like the more commercialized stuff, but you always have that segment of music that is always from the core, from the original root of it.
Damian Marley

Anyone working in the media can tell you that there seems to be an always-ready-to-explode segment of the populace for whom offense is a fate worse than anything imaginable. You'd think offense is one of the most calamitous things that could happen to a human being; right up there with the loss of a limb, or just missing a parking space.
Dick Cavett
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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
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