segment

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Pronunciation[change]

noun
  • IPA: /'sɛgmənt/
verb
  • IPA: /sɛg'mɛnt/

Noun[change]

Singular
segment

Plural
segments

  1. a part of something
    How long is that segment of rope?
    Separate the orange into 'segments then add the segments to the fruit salad.
    The snowflake segment of The Nutcracker is my favorite part of the ballet.
    The Cowboy-in-Brooklyn segment of the television show was written by Mel Brooks.

Verb[change]

Plain form
segment

Third-person singular
segments

Past tense
segmented

Past participle
segmented

Present participle
segmenting

  1. to make into segments or parts
    Will you peel and segment the orange for the fruit salad?
    I peeled and segmented the orange for the fruit salad.