seg·​ment·​ed ˈseg-ˌmen-təd How to pronounce segmented (audio)
: divided into or composed of segments or sections
segmented worms

Examples of segmented in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their segmented bodies are tapered toward the bottom and widen toward the head. Olivia Munson, USA TODAY, 24 Aug. 2023 The paper plates come in several different playful designs and colors and are popular for their segmented ears or feet to separate individual snacks and dips. Antonia Debianchi, Peoplemag, 17 Aug. 2023 Both Temu's popularity and segmented customer feedback are reflected in its ratings across major review sites such as the Better Business Bureau, Trustpilot, Sitejabber, and Google Play Store. Evan Arroyo, The Arizona Republic, 10 Aug. 2023 On cyber security, schools have lagged While other ransomware targets have fortified and segmented networks, encrypting data and mandating multi-factor authentication, school systems have been slower to react. Frank Bajak, Fortune, 5 July 2023 In the entry to the main living area, a segmented wardrobe with sliding glass doors, a photograph by Tim Hyde, Konstantin Grcic seating and a leather-curtained exit leading to a bedroom. Scott Frances, WSJ, 23 Apr. 2022 At the last stage of the journey, the Sea Lab boats converge on a tiny cove formed inside one of the gaps in the segmented breakwater. Lawrence Specker |, al, 2 June 2023 The dual-layer midsole with a segmented rock plate does an admirable job of protecting the foot, dampening impact and providing energy return. Jonathan Beverly, Outside Online, 4 May 2020 The clever, segmented design of Matador’s Seg28 backpack separates it into four individual compartments to make organizing kid-friendly. Paul Kita, Men's Health, 9 May 2023 See More

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'segmented.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of segmented was in 1854

Dictionary Entries Near segmented

Cite this Entry

“Segmented.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

Medical Definition


seg·​ment·​ed ˈseg-ˌment-əd, seg-ˈ How to pronounce segmented (audio)
: having or made up of segments
: being a cell in which the nucleus is divided into lobes connected by a fine filament
segmented neutrophils
Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!