HyperDic: segment

English > 4 senses of the word segment:
NOUNartifactsegment, sectionone of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
objectsegmentone of the parts into which something naturally divides
VERBcontactsegment, sectiondivide into segments / segments
contactsegmentdivide or split up
segment > pronunciation
Soundsseh'gmahnt; seh.gmeh'nt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
accent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > segment: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningOne of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object.
Example "finished the final segment of the road"
Synonymsection
Part ofwhole, unitAn assemblage of parts that is regarded as a single entity
Narrowerbend, curvecurved segment (of a road or river or railroad track etc.)
dadoThe section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase
leafhinged or detachable flat section (as of a table or door)
lengthA section of something that is long and narrow
straightaway, straightA straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
subsection, subdivisionA section of a section
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
Spanishparte, sección, sector, segmento
Catalanpart, secció, sector, segment
Verbssegmentdivide into segments / segments
English > segment: 4 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningOne of the parts into which something naturally divides.
Example"a segment of an orange"
NarrowerinternodeA segment of a stem between two nodes
metamere, somiteOne of a series of similar body segments into which some animals are divided longitudinally
sarcomereOne of the segments into which a myofibril is divided
sectionA segment of a citrus fruit
Broaderpart, pieceA portion of a natural object
Spanishgajo, segmento
Catalansegment
Verbssegmentdivide into segments / segments
segmentdivide or split up
English > segment: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningdivide into segments / segments.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "segment an orange"
  • "segment a compound word"
Synonymsection
Narrowerquarterdivide into quarters
syllabify, syllabicate, syllabize, syllabisedivide into syllables
Broaderseparate, divide, partcome apart
Similar tosegmentdivide or split up
Spanishdesgajar, seccionar, segmentar
Catalanseccionar, segmentar
Nounssegmentone of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
segmentone of the parts into which something naturally divides
segmentationthe act of dividing or partitioning
English > segment: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningdivide or split up.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The cells segmented"
Broaderseparate, divide, partcome apart
Similar tosegment, sectiondivide into segments / segments
Spanishsegmentarse, segmentar
Nounssegmentone of the parts into which something naturally divides

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