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Main Entry: 1seg·ment
Pronunciation: primarystressseg-mschwant
Function: noun
1 : any of the parts into which a thing is divided or naturally separates : SECTION, DIVISION
2 a : a part cut off from a geometric figure by a line; especially : the part of a circle enclosed by a chord and an arc b : a part of a straight line included between two points -- called also line segment
- seg·ment·ed /primarystressseg-secondarystressment-schwad, seg-primarystressment-/ adjective
[segment illustration]

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