sector

[ UK /sˈɛktɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈsɛktɝ/ ]
NOUN
  1. measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
  2. the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes
  3. a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
  4. a particular aspect of life or activity
    he was helpless in an important sector of his life
  5. a portion of a military position
  6. a social group that forms part of the society or the economy
    the public sector
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How To Use sector In A Sentence

  • Bounties were paid right across a banking sector whose incompetence threw thousands of innocents into jeopardy. Times, Sunday Times
  • Locked into declining industries and a shrinking public sector, unions have become ineffective. Times, Sunday Times
  • Objective:To observe the effects of to integrate acusector concussion with suggestible dialogue treat 530 patient with hysteria spasm.
  • These new forces have synchronized with the conscious policy of a certain sector of Canadian opinion which has persistently sought to detach us from that quarter of the world's orbit and the world's people comprised in the British federacy. Whither Canada
  • In the first instance the government was aiming to foster a private sector in small and medium-sized enterprises.
  • One sector that was particularly hard hit was computer hard drives. Times, Sunday Times
  • There is, and always has been, a co-dependence between the public and private sectors. For his next trick, Mr Osborne must offer us a bold new world | Will Hutton
  • The selling may not see strong bids from regular customers because the sector's yield level is unattractively low, said Naoki Tsuchiyama , a market economist at Mizuho Securities. Japanese Yields Rise
  • In fact what we have been witnessing in recent times is an extension of the state sector under the cloak of trying to ensure proper economic competition.
  • It is believed that these informal sector activities create significant employment opportunities.
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