[ US /ˈsɛɡmənt, ˌsɛɡˈmɛnt/ ]
VERB
  1. divide into segments
    segment a compound word
    segment an orange
  2. divide or split up
    The cells segmented
NOUN
  1. one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
    a section of a fishing rod
    metal sections were used below ground
    finished the final segment of the road
  2. one of the parts into which something naturally divides
    a segment of an orange
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How To Use segment In A Sentence

  • Their bodies are not distinctly segmented, but an important feature of their anatomy is the carapace, a folded shell-like structure which covers the animal and opens both ventrally and posteriorly.
  • Acrylic is perhaps the fastest-growing segment of the glazing market.
  • The segments differ from each other as regards refraction and in their behavior toward coloring reagents; the inner segment is stained by carmine, iodine, etc.; the outer segment is not stained by these reagents, but is colored yellowish brown by osmic acid. X. The Organs of the Senses and the Common Integument. 1c. 1. The Tunics of the Eye
  • Naupli have a cephalic shield or the beginnings of the dorsal carapace, and no segmentation on the trunk.
  • A high resolution computed tomography of the chest showed multiple nodular infiltrations at the posterior segment of the right upper lobe with a thick-walled cavitary lesion.
  • On the basis of our present data analyses, it is, however, not possible to judge whether the problem is at a segmental level, suprasegmental level, or both.
  • Having done some cycling in England as a teenager, I have admired the amateur cyclists I've seen toiling up those climbs and can appreciate the difficulty of the last segment of stage eight.
  • Genes are submicroscopic segments of DNA and cannot be detected by chromosome analysis.
  • Each of the plurality of flukes may be provided with an inwardly sloped bill segment at a distal end of the fluke.
  • Two samples of disruptive phenomena: contorsion and segmentalisation Chapter 4
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