# segment

## Translation of segment in Spanish:

### noun/nombre

/ˈsegmənt/
• 1.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] (of circle, sphere, line)
Example sentences
• The main purpose of the work is to investigate the volume of segments of these three-dimensional figures.
• For example, when we start with a hexagon, the final shape may be a segment, a triangle, or another hexagon.
Example sentences
• He found the length of an arc of the cycloid using an exhaustion proof based on dissections to reduce the problem to summing segments of chords of a circle which are in geometric progression.
• This he affected by circumscribing a semicircle about an isosceles right-angled triangle and a segment of a circle similar to those cut off by the sides.
• It is assumed that the unsupported outer border of the pouch deforms into a segment of a circle and that the material does not stretch much.
Example sentences
• We can mark a point on the side that divides it into segments of length a and b.
• Given the way that we have defined line segments, a great circle makes a good definition of a straight line.
• Two similar problems were to trisect an angle and to produce a line segment whose square has the same area as that of a given circle.
Example sentences
• As in the treatment of Siegel, lipid monolayers in the intermediates are assumed to form surfaces that are segments of spheres or of spherical torroids.
• Using a different approach, Archimedes found the surface area of a sphere, and the surface area of any segment of a sphere.
1.2 (of citrus fruit) 1.3 (of worm)
Example sentences
• Unlike the agnostids, polymerid trilobites typically have more than two or three thoracic segments, and the pygidium is usually smaller than the cephalon.
• The ventral branchial arch segments of placoderms are so poorly known that nothing useful can be said.
• They have a number of body segments (known as somites), which are sometimes fused to form rigid areas, or are free but linked to each other by flexible areas.
1.4 (section)
Example sentences
• Its genome is made up of 100 million bases divided into six segments, or chromosomes.
• In many of the others, the spaces are divided into segments, more or less corresponding to the different generations.
• Segmentation means dividing memory into several segments and accessing memory by both segment pointer and offset.

### transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ˈsegment; segˈment/
• [circle/line] segmentar; [fruit] dividir en gajos

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