sector

Definitions

  • Seicheprey, America's old home sector. April '19
    Seicheprey, America's old home sector. April '19
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sector measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
    • n sector a particular aspect of life or activity "he was helpless in an important sector of his life"
    • n sector a social group that forms part of the society or the economy "the public sector"
    • n sector a portion of a military position
    • n sector the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes
    • n sector a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
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Toul(?) sector days--Waiting for something to happen-- Toul(?) sector days--Waiting for something to happen--

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sector A mathematical instrument, consisting of two rulers connected at one end by a joint, each arm marked with several scales, as of equal parts, chords, sines, tangents, etc., one scale of each kind on each arm, and all on lines radiating from the common center of motion. The sector is used for plotting, etc., to any scale.
    • Sector (Geom) A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc.
    • Sector An astronomical instrument, the limb of which embraces a small portion only of a circle, used for measuring differences of declination too great for the compass of a micrometer. When it is used for measuring zenith distances of stars, it is called a zenith sector.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sector In geometry:
    • n sector A plane figure inclosed between the arc of a circle, ellipse, or other central curve and two radii to its extremities from the center. Thus, in the figure, CDB is a sector of a circle.
    • n sector A solid generated by the revolution of a plane sector about one of its radii.
    • n sector A mathematical rule consisting of two flat pieces connected by a stiff rule-joint so that the broad sides move in their own planes, and bearing various scales, especially double scales which are scales of trigonometric functions, etc., duplicated on the two pieces and radiating from the center of the joint. The joint is opened until the distance between two certain corresponding points is equal to the indicated trigonometric line for a given radius, when the distances between all the corresponding points on all the double scales are equal to the respective trigonometric lines for the same radius.
    • n sector An astronomical instrument consisting of a telescope turning about the center of a graduated arc. It was formerly used for measuring differences of declination. See zenith-sector.
    • n sector In mech., a toothed gear of which the face is an arc of a circle, intended for reciprocating action. See cut under operating-table.
    • n sector In entomology, one of the veins of the wing of some insects, as the ephemerids; a branch of the cubitus.
    • n sector A cutting implement or device.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sector sek′tur that which cuts: that which is cut off: a portion of the circle between two radii and the intercepted arc: a mathematical instrument for finding a fourth proportional: an astronomical instrument:
    • n Sector a scissor-tooth
    • n Sector sek′tur (mech.) a toothed gear, the face of which is the arc of a circle
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., properly, a cutter, fr. secare, sectum, to cut: cf. F. secteur,. See Section
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sectorsecāre, to cut.

Usage

In literature:

Streams of wounded ran, hobbled or limped painfully away from that sector of Hell.
"Norman Ten Hundred" by A. Stanley Blicq
One of them touched a button and blue light glowed within the chart, pulsing brightly and sharply where space-sectors intersected.
"A Place in the Sun" by C.H. Thames
I also am going to the front trench, to our company's sector.
"With Haig on the Somme" by D. H. Parry
The sector point of the arm is where the wrist joins the hand.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
I rule a total of seven races in my Sector.
"Upstarts" by L. J. Stecher
He hated to report to the sector chief that an emergency had come up which he couldn't handle.
"Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
Persistent rumors told of a German drive on this sector.
"The Fight for the Argonne" by William Benjamin West
No wonder the Germans knew when the Canadians came opposite their sector.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
It had been decided, therefore, that this sector of the line, and the village behind it, must be captured.
"Life in a Tank" by Richard Haigh
The reptile was one of the heavily armored breed he had considered raising over in the northwest sector.
"The Weakling" by Everett B. Cole
There were two in this sector, each controlled to colonize a person.
"Inside John Barth" by William W. Stuart
Henceforth Brussilov directed his main efforts to the Virava and Cisna-Rostoki sector.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume III (of VIII)" by Various
The Russians had two or three army corps in this sector, including the one that had been forced back from Wloclawek.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
There was nothing in the action taken to direct attention to one sector more than to another.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
Why should this have to happen in my sector?
"The Asses of Balaam" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Use of national private sector networks in emergency response.
"Homeland Security Act of 2002" by Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives
The sector I wanted was on the satellite's dark side.
"The Trouble with Telstar" by John Berryman
We know that a few Americans are in the sector south of Vauquois Hill.
"Aces Up" by Covington Clarke
Owing to the attack on the Verdun sector, it is again under fire.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
The Med Ship approached the planet to which it had been ordered by Sector Headquarters now some months ago.
"The Hate Disease" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
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In poetry:

The crowd on the neighbouring sector
Was looking inside through the gate.
They jostled, intent on the outcome,
Bewildered and willing to wait.
"Bad Days" by Boris Pasternak

In news:

Nonetheless, beverages still performed better than many other industries, such as automobiles and the financial sector.
6 Sector: Construction, Architecture, Engineering.
Congratulations to Penn Products for continuing to serve this niche sector.
The construction sector is one of the hardest hit by the economic crisis.
Blazer is leaving the program he helped nurture to take a similar position with an environmental consulting firm in the private sector.
Donk 's coming to Medical Mile sector.
French TV animation gets strong support at home, making it the most robust of Europe's toon sectors.
Today presides over Jaypee Group, India's largest private sector producer of hydropower.
Sector-Focused Hedge Fund Sees Bubble in its Sub-Sector.
Some sectors are taking extremely hard hits while others still do quite well.
EDF's Wolf Calls For Three Sectors, Water-Energy-Food, To Be Governed By One Policy.
Many government employees are paid up to 30% more than those in the private sector.
Those selfish Wisconsin teachers, sucking off the teat of the public sector with thier health care, 3 month vacations and king-like $50,000 a year salary.
Lori spent over 15 years leading corporate marketing and communications divisions in the financial services, hospitality and franchise restaurant sectors.
Just three sectors, accounting for 40% of Fortune 500 sales - energy, financial services, and consumer staples - gobbled up almost 80% of the increase in profits since 2000.
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In science:

The massless bosonic degrees of freedom are separated in two sectors called NSNS and RR sectors.
Large N field theories from superstrings
It thus appears that one can, in the sector that contains a topologically stable Alice flux, pro ject both theories on a sector of the NO model.
Simple models with Alice fluxes
This simple current v has order two and conformal weight ∆v = 3/2; the associated monodromy charge takes the value Qv (λ) = 0 for λ a field in the Neveu--Schwarz sector and Qv (λ) = 1/2 for λ in the Ramond sector.
Conformal field theory, boundary conditions and applications to string theory
The twisted sectors of this theory correspond to the sectors where the string bits are combined in different permutations.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
To solve the doubling problem in the weak interaction sector, two kinds of discrete lattices have to be introduced separately for L- and R-handed sectors, and the two types of Higgs fields should be generated.
4d Gauge Theory and Gravity Generated from 3d Ones at High Energy
This ground state sector is separated by a large charge gap U from the nearest sectors.
Exotic order in simple models of bosonic systems
In such a case, too, the gravity sector and the gauge field sector still turn out to be parity-conserving.
Parity violation in four and higher dimensional spacetime with torsion
This is due the fact that in the open string sector there are twice fewer supersymmetry generators than in the closed sector, since the fields on the boundary of the worldsheet are constrained by the boundary conditions.
String Theory or Field Theory?
If p is small, we have to perform the saddle point analysis, but we can restrict is to the sum of sectors outside P where it is essentially the same analysis than previously but with only N ′ = N − p sectors.
Random Matrices and the Anderson Model
We then cut the annulus in anisotropic sectors of width M −j/2 , so that a sector now has width M −j in the radial direction and M −j/2 in the tangential direction.
Random Matrices and the Anderson Model
In the im-balanced case, the second term in Eqn.23 includes the coupling between spin sector and charge sector even when neglecting vortex excitations.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
The + sector stands for the charge sector which is essentially the same as SLQH.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
In the BLQH, the pseudo-spin sector is a charge neutral sector, as shown in28 , both low energy modes at k = 0 and k = k0 are important.
Mutual Composite Fermion and composite Boson approaches to balanced and imbalanced bilayer quantum Hall system: an electronic analogy of the Helium 4 system
In Figure 2 we have neglected the contributions to the mixing from the charged lepton sector and the right-handed Ma jorana sector.
Neutrino Phenomenology -- the case of two right handed neutrinos
This connection is clear only when Ul ≃ 1 and Vν ≃ 1, otherwise some unmeasurable parameters in the charged-lepton sector or the right-handed sector enter into play.
Neutrino Phenomenology -- the case of two right handed neutrinos
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