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Definition of segment noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a part of something that is separate from the other parts or can be considered separately She cleaned a small segment of the painting. Lines divided the area into segments.
  2. 2one of the sections of an orange, a lemon, etc.
  3. 3(geometry) a part of a circle separated from the rest by a single line
  4. 4(geometry) a part of a straight line between two points
  5. 5(phonetics) the smallest speech sound that a word can be divided into
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: segment

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