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segment in Maths topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsegmentseg‧ment1 /ˈseɡmənt/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 PARTa part of something that is different from or affected differently from the whole in some waysegment of segments of the population2 oranges.jpg PARTa part of a fruit, flower, or insect that it naturally divides into Decorate with orange segments.3 technicalCF the part of a circle that is separated from the rest of the circle when you draw a straight line across it4 technicalPART the part of a line or of a length of something between two pointssegment of segments of DNA
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segmentAn ant's body is divided into three distinct segments.Their stories are bountiful in this engagingly mounted documentary, running Sunday night in three one-hour segments on the History Channel.Microprocessor sales represent one of the largest segments of the chip market.There is also a list of the next segments to be tried in the lattice.For the dragonflies, mould small curved lengths and mark on segments with a cocktail stick.The diagram has one segment filled in; pupils could fill in the others themselves, working either in groups or individually.Decorate the cake with orange segments.orange segmentsEach sales team targets its efforts at a particular segment of the general population.The program included a short segment about pet owners.In this segment of the nephron, reabsorption is all isotonic, and no contribution to dilution is made.segment ofA large segment of the population regularly takes vitamins.