subsector

noun sub·sec·tor \ ˈsəb-ˌsek-tər \
variants: or sub-sector

Definition of subsector

plural subsectors or sub-sectors
: a sector that is part of a larger sector
  • …the category is more diversified than you may think, since it can include such varied subsectors as aerospace components, high-tech industrial machinery, and scientific instruments.
  • —Stephanie Losee

First Known Use of subsector

1906

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