A line segment.



  • A length of some object.
  • One of the parts into which any body naturally separates or is divided; a part divided or cut off; a section; a portion.
  • A portion.
  • A portion.
  • A part of a broadcast program, devoted to a topic.
  • An Ethernet bus.
  • A region of memory or a fragment of an executable file designated to contain a particular part of a program.
  • A portion of an itinerary: it may be a flight or train between two cities, or a car or hotel booked in a particular city.
  • A bearing representing only one part of a rounded object.



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  • From Latin segmentum ("a piece cut off, a strip, segment of the earth, a strip of tinsel"), from secāre.

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