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English noun: segment

1. segment (artifact) one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object


SamplesA section of a fishing rod.
Metal sections were used below ground.
Finished the final segment of the road.


Synonymssection


Broader (hypernym)part, portion


Narrower (hyponym)bend, curve, dado, leaf, length, straight, straightaway, subdivision, subsection


Part meronymunit, whole

2. segment (object) one of the parts into which something naturally divides


SamplesA segment of an orange.


Broader (hypernym)part, piece


Narrower (hyponym)internode, metamere, sarcomere, section, somite


English verb: segment

1. segment (contact) divide into segments


SamplesSegment an orange.
Segment a compound word.


Synonymssection


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)divide, part, separate


Narrower (hyponym)quarter, syllabicate, syllabify, syllabise, syllabize


Verb groupsegment

2. segment (contact) divide or split up


SamplesThe cells segmented.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)divide, part, separate


Verb groupsection, segment









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