Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. segmentum, fr. secare, to cut, cut off: cf. F. segment,. See Saw a cutting instrument
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. segmentum—secāre, to cut.
In literature:
Standing firmly on the leaf, he measures his distance by cutting across a segment of a circle, with one of his hind feet as a center.
"Edge of the Jungle" by William Beebe
Its three arches are small segments of a large circle.
"A Walk through Leicester being a Guide to Strangers" by Susanna Watts
The segment of a circle or any curved line, by which all angles are measured.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
No segment of this cycle can be taken away without breaking the totality.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
They form but the middle segment of the mental curve, and not its termination.
"The Will to Believe" by William James
They had travelled in segments of circles, and against all mathematical probability, had struck the camp.
"The Pools of Silence" by H. de Vere Stacpoole
A tremendous, pinkish-gray wall lowered near them, split into segments, and surrounded their plateau.
"The Raid on the Termites" by Paul Ernst
It was the day after the taking of the last segment of the picture that she went away.
"Sundry Accounts" by Irvin S. Cobb
The parts of each segment are to represent differences of clearness and indistinctness.
"Christianity and Greek Philosophy" by Benjamin Franklin Cocker
A circle of a few hundred feet in circumference was drawn, and each of the party took a segment for his portion.
"The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper
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In news:
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Lorrie Otto (left) leads the "Natural Landscape Tour" along the banks of Lake Michigan in the 9700 block of N. A video crew from NBC News photographed the event for a segment.
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I was hoping our upcoming Dinner Theatre could be featured in your local news segment or "What's Cool at Your School".
The healthcare industry is segmented into many different markets.
New Orleans fans, you'll hear plenty more from Jonathan Vilma when we run our Camp Confidential segment on the Saints on Friday.
Dustin Hoffman and Jason Bateman got the Staples Center roaring when they shared a passionate smooch during a "Kiss-Cam" segment in Thursday night's NBA Finals opener in Los Angeles, which saw the hometown Lakers trounce the Boston Celtics.
Yes, even with the huge jobless rate, people with disabilities are still the largest segment of the population that remain unemployed.
Entering this segment requires careful planning and a wealth of knowledge.
Despite the strength of the contract segment of their business, decorative fabric suppliers are viewing this year as challenging at best, if not a fight.
Serve with a salad of romaine lettuce, avocado and orange segments tossed with a simple vinaigrette.
Patricia Krentcil was the subject of a Weekend Update segment on "Saturday Night Live" in which Oscar-nominee Kristen Wiig posed as the now-notorious tanner.
Fox News wanted me to be a guest on a segment about independent voters looking for our reaction to the budget negotiations.
In fact, the couple are such fans of the series that they offered to participate in Andy Cohen's "Housewives Playhouse" segment on Watch What Happens Live, impersonating none other than Teresa and Joe Giudice.
This morning, I did a news segment showing off my recent bulk bin shopping.
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In science:
If one tunes the external source so that a = 1, i.e. ai = ±1, the gap between the two segments closes and the spectrum consists of a single segment for a < 1.
Characteristic polynomials of random matrices at edge singularities
Then, I consider a closed contour consisting of two elements — a segment of the real axis −R ≤ ω ′ ≤ R and a circular arc with the radius R lying in the lower half-plane, which connects the edges of the segment.
Tails of probability density for sums of random independent variables
We assume that for each segment type x = A, B , S , where S is a solvent molecule and A and B are segment types of the polymer chain, there is a segment potential proﬁle ux (r).
Coil-Globule Transition for Regular, Random and Specially Designed Copolymers: Monte Carlo Simulation and Self-Consistent Field Theory
From differentiation of the mean-ﬁeld partition function it is possible to ﬁnd an expression for the segment potentials in terms of the segment densities.
Coil-Globule Transition for Regular, Random and Specially Designed Copolymers: Monte Carlo Simulation and Self-Consistent Field Theory
There is therefore a one-to-one correspondence between vertices of D (resp. segments in T ) and vertices of Z3 (resp. segments in T ).
An algorithm to generate exactly once every tiling with lozenges of a domain
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