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English

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A line segment.
A geometric segment, lower right.
A display composed of seven segments.

Pronunciation

noun
verb
  • (UK) IPA: /sɛgˈmɛnt/, SAMPA: /sEg"mEnt/
  • (US) enPR: sĕgʹmĕnt, sĕg-mĕntʹ, IPA: /ˈsɛgmɛnt/, /sɛgˈmɛnt/, SAMPA: /"sEgmEnt/, /sEg"mEnt/

Noun

Singular
segment

Plural
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segment ({{{1}}})
  1. A length of some object
    a segment of rope
  2. (geometry) A straight path between two points that is the shortest distance between them.
  3. (geometry) The part of a circle between its circumference and a chord (usually other than the diameter).
  4. (phonology) A consonant or a vowel.
  5. A part of a television program
    The news showed a segment on global warming.
  6. (computing) An Ethernet bus.
  7. (travel) A portion of an itinerary; can be a flight or train between two cities, a car or hotel booked in a particular city.

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Verb

Infinitive
to segment

Third person singular
segment

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to segment (third-person singular simple present segment, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to divide into segments or sections
    Segment the essay by topic.

Translations


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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:crh:Template:lang:la derivations]] segmentum - cutting < root *seg/*sec cut (see also section).

Noun

segment

  1. segment

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

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