HyperDic: segmentation

English > 2 senses of the word segmentation:
NOUNprocesssegmentation, cleavage(embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
actsegmentation, division, partition, partitioning, sectionalization, sectionalisationthe act of dividing or partitioning
segmentation > pronunciation
Soundsseh.gmahntey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > segmentation: 2 senses > noun 1, process
Meaning(embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum.
Synonymcleavage
CategoryembryologyThe branch of biology that studies the formation and early development of living organisms
Part ofpregnancy, gestation, maternityThe state of being pregnant
Broadercell division, cellular divisionThe process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells
Spanishdivisión celular, división, segmentación
Catalansegmentació
English > segmentation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of dividing or partitioning; separation by the creation of a boundary that divides or keeps apart.
Synonymsdivision, partition, partitioning, sectionalization, sectionalisation
NarrowerseptationThe division or partitioning of a cavity into parts by a septum
subdivisionThe act of subdividing / subdividing
zoningdividing an area into zones or sections reserved for different purposes such as residence and business and manufacturing etc
BroaderseparationThe act of dividing or disconnecting
Spanishdivisión, fragmentación, partición, partija, segmentación, subdivisión
Catalandivisió, fragmentació, partició, segmentació, subdivisió
Verbssegmentdivide into segments / segments

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