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one of the pieces from which something is designed to be assembled
  • I think I lost one segment of this model kit

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part, portion, piece, member, division, section, segment, fragment mean something less than the whole. part is a general term appropriate when indefiniteness is required. they ran only part of the way portion implies an assigned or allotted part. cut the pie into six portions piece applies to a separate or detached part of a whole. a puzzle with 500 pieces member suggests one of the functional units composing a body. a structural member division applies to a large or diversified part. the manufacturing division of the company section applies to a relatively small or uniform part. the entertainment section of the newspaper segment applies to a part separated or marked out by or as if by natural lines of cleavage. the retired segment of the population fragment applies to a part produced by or as if by breaking off. only a fragment of the play still exists

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The first known use of segment was in 1570

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“Segment.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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