from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the parts into which something can be divided: segments of the community; a segment of a television program.
- n. Mathematics The portion of a line between any two points on the line.
- n. Mathematics The area bounded by a chord and the arc of a curve subtended by the chord.
- n. Mathematics The portion of a sphere cut off by two parallel planes.
- n. Biology A clearly differentiated subdivision of an organism or part, such as a metamere.
- transitive v. To divide or become divided into segments.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A length of some object.
- n. A straight path between two points that is the shortest distance between them.
- n. The part of a circle between its circumference and a chord (usually other than the diameter).
- n. Any of the pieces that comprise an order tree.
- n. A consonant or a vowel.
- n. A part of a broadcast program, devoted to a topic.
- n. An Ethernet bus.
- n. A portion of an itinerary; can be a flight or train between two cities, a car or hotel booked in a particular city.
- n. A portion of an organ whose cells are derive from a single cell within the primordium from which the organ developed.
- n. One of several parts of an organism, with similar structure, arranged in a chain; such as a vertebra, or a third of an insect's thorax.
- v. To divide into segments or sections.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the parts into which any body naturally separates or is divided; a part divided or cut off; a section; a portion
- n. 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.
- n. A piece in the form of the sector of a circle, or part of a ring.
- n. A segment gear.
- n. One of the cells or division formed by segmentation, as in egg cleavage or in fissiparous cell formation.
- n. One of the divisions, rings, or joints into which many animal bodies are divided; a somite; a metamere; a somatome.
- intransitive v. To divide or separate into parts in growth; to undergo segmentation, or cleavage, as in the segmentation of the ovum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A part cut off or marked as separate from others; one of the parts into which a body naturally divides itself; a section: as, the segments of a calyx; the segments of an orange; the segments of a leaf.
- n. In geometry, a part cut off from any figure by a line or plane.
- n. In heraldry, a bearing representing one part only of a rounded object, as a coronet or wreath: usually a piece less than half of the circle.
- To divide or become divided or split up into segments.
- To separate or divide into segments: as, a segmented cell.
- n. An element of a machine, such as a toothed wheel, cam, or pulley, the active surface of which is not a full surface of revolution, but only a segment or part of such surface.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. divide or split up
- v. divide into segments
- n. one of the parts into which something naturally divides
- n. one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
LE segment Data System: CRM ME segment* Missing Value Gap to be filled Missing Value Gap to be filled * Counts based on internal CRM segmentation
Inside the sphere the chain segment is swollen like in a good solvent (v = 3/5).
The title segment generated nearly $1.2 billion in total revenue for the third quarter, essentially flat with the second quarter this year and a 10% decline from the third quarter of 2010.
Total severance costs in the title segment were 6.3 million in the second quarter.
The Title segment generated a pretax margin of 5.4% on revenues of $898 million.
The title segment generated $1.3 billion in total revenue for the third quarter, a 5%
During the first quarter, the title segment reduced its employee count by 365, which is expected to produce an annualized cost savings of $21 million.
The term segment usually refers to an information unit whose source and destination are transport layer entities.
While the company cut operating and employee costs in the third quarter, the claims provision as a percentage of the title segment's operating revenue totaled 23.5 percent.
As a business this segment is here to stay. the players and models will cycle and change over time but the fundamental business will always exists.