Date: | 1500-1600 |

Language: | Latin |

Origin: | segmentum, from secare 'to cut' |

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segâ€§ment1 [countable]

1 a part of something that is different from or affected differently from the whole in some way

2 a 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 it

4 technical the part of a line or of a length of something between two points ** segment of**

segments of DNA

Definition of segment from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English within

the topic MATHS

the topic MATHS

angle
arc
area
axis
base
C
calculator
constant
contain
cos
curve
cut
diameter
dimension
domain
equal(a)
equal(v)
express
expression
face
figure
formula
function
graph
grid
log
math
mathematics
matrix
mean
minute
multiply
N
number
parallel
percentage
pi
plane
plus(n)
plus(a)
plus sign
power
proof
ratio
root
scale
section
segment
solid(a)
solid(n)
solution
solve
square(a)
square(n)
square(v)
square(a)
sum
term
value
variable
vector
vertical
volume
work
X

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