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Definition 1: one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where segment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a section of a fishing rod
  • metal sections were used below ground
  • finished the final segment of the road

Synonyms for segment in the sense of this definition

(segment is a kind of ...) something less than the whole of a human artifact

"the rear part of the house" "glue the two parts together"

(... is a kind of segment ) curved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)

(... is a kind of segment ) the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

(... is a kind of segment ) hinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)

(... is a kind of segment ) a section of something that is long and narrow

"a length of timber" "a length of tubing"

(... is a kind of segment ) a straight segment of a roadway or racecourse

(... is a kind of segment ) a section of a section; a part of a part; i.e., a part of something already divided

(... is part of segment) an assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity

"how big is that part compared to the whole?" "the team is a unit"

Definition 2: one of the parts into which something naturally divides - [noun denoting object]

Samples where segment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a segment of an orange

(segment is a kind of ...) a portion of a natural object

"they analyzed the river into three parts" "he needed a piece of granite"

(... is a kind of segment ) one of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally

(... is a kind of segment ) one of the segments into which a myofibril is divided

(... is a kind of segment ) a segment of a citrus fruit

"he ate a section of the orange"

(... is a kind of segment ) a segment of a stem between two nodes

Definition 3: divide into segments - [verb of contact]

Samples where segment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • segment an orange
  • segment a compound word

Synonyms for segment in the sense of this definition

(segment is a kind of ...) come apart

"The two pieces that we had glued separated"

(... is a kind of segment ) divide into syllables

"syllabify the words"

(... is a kind of segment ) divide into quarters

"quarter an apple"

(segment has a similar meaning as ...) divide or split up

"The cells segmented"

Definition 4: divide or split up - [verb of contact]

Samples where segment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cells segmented

(segment is a kind of ...) come apart

"The two pieces that we had glued separated"

(segment has a similar meaning as ...) divide into segments

"segment an orange" "segment a compound word"

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