What is another word for segments?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛɡmənts] (IPA)

Segments refer to different parts or sections of a whole. Synonyms for segments include divisions, portions, sectors, fragments and pieces. These synonyms can be used interchangeably depending on the context of the statement. Divisions bear the same meaning as segments while portions implies a part that is taken from a whole. Sectors refer to sections that have a specific function in a whole. Fragments indicate parts of a larger object, while pieces suggests parts of a whole that has been broken into smaller pieces. All these synonyms related to segments are useful in describing different parts or sections of a subject or object.

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What are the hypernyms for Segments?

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Usage examples for Segments

But erelong the greater specific gravity of the sea-water forces off large segments from the terminal front of the ice, which float away as icebergs.
James Geikie
As the stipe elongates the veil separates from the stipe as a ring, and then, as the pileus expands, it is broken quite regularly into short segments which become arranged regularly around the margin of the pileus in the form of the letter V, which gives a beautiful appearance to this stage of the plant.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc."
George Francis Atkinson
For even while Sir John has begun to think out the composition and the technical details of the subject which the Council has determined, and is scheming maybe in his own mind how best he may arrange his figures so that when he draws them the heads will not come across a join on the wood-block where its segments are screwed together; or, again, how so to arrange an exceptionally elaborate subject that Mr. Swain may still have it ready for engraving in good time on the Friday evening, the attention of the Staff is now turned to the "Cartoon junior"-the second cartoon-to which for some years Mr. Linley Sambourne has been giving some of the finest and most ingenious work of his life.
"The History of "Punch""
M. H. Spielmann

Famous quotes with Segments

  • We see in the electroencephalogram a concomitant phenomenon of the continuous nerve processes which take place in the brain, exactly as the electrocardiogram represents a concomitant phenomenon of the contractions of the individual segments of the heart.
    Hans Berger
  • You know, you've got serious pieces, you've got light pieces, you've got cooking segments, you've got health-related topics, so it's not as if they've had a unique personality from the get-go.
    Katie Couric
  • I love to cook and I know a lot of people watching love those segments, but so often they feel rushed to me. If we give 'em a bit more time to breathe, people will get more out of them.
    Tony Danza
  • My district includes the two urban centers of Charlotte and Fayetteville, as well as large rural areas. Obviously, these diverse segments of North Carolina require different approaches to meeting current and future transportation demands.
    Robin Hayes
  • Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great - far too great - expectations.
    Gustav Heinemann

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