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seg·ment

segment

 
 
pronunciation:
seg mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one of the parts into which something is or can be separated.
She divided the orange into segments.He wrote about one segment of our history.
synonyms:
division, part, piece, portion, section
similar words:
length
definition 2: a part of a line bounded by a point at each end; line segment.
derivation: segmentary (adj.)