HyperDic: sector

English > 6 senses of the word sector:
NOUNshapesectora plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
groupsectora social group that forms part of the society or the economy
cognitionsector, spherea particular aspect of life or activity
quantitysectorthe minimum track length that can be assigned to store information
locationsectora portion of a military position
artifactsectormeasuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
sector > pronunciation
Soundsseh'kter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > sector: 6 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle.
PartsarcA continuous portion of a circle
Broaderplane figure, two-dimensional figureA two-dimensional shape
Spanishsector
Catalansector
Adjectivessectorialrelating to or resembling a sector
English > sector: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA social group that forms part of the society or the economy.
Example"the public sector"
Part ofeconomy, economic systemThe system of production and distribution and consumption
societyAn extended social group having a distinctive cultural / cultural and economic organization
Narrowerblack economyA hidden sector of the economy where private cash transactions go unreported
business, business sectorbusiness concerns collectively
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishsector
Catalansector
English > sector: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA particular aspect of life or activity.
Example"he was helpless in an important sector of his life"
Synonymsphere
NarrowerdepartmentA specialized sphere of knowledge
Broaderaspect, facetA distinct / distinct feature or element in a problem
Spanishámbito, campo, esfera, sector
Catalanàmbit, camp, esfera, sector
English > sector: 6 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningThe minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes.
Part ofallocation unitA group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file
block(computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted
Broadercomputer memory unitA unit for measuring computer memory
English > sector: 6 senses > noun 5, location
MeaningA portion of a military position.
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Part ofbattlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor, fieldA region where a battle is being (or has been) fought
Broadertract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcelAn extended area of land
Spanishárea, sector
English > sector: 6 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningmeasuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end.
Broadermeasuring instrument, measuring system, measuring deviceinstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
Spanishsector
Catalansector

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