Segment vs. Fragment

Segment vs. Fragment — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Segment and Fragment

Segmentnoun

Any of the parts into which something can be divided

segments of the community.a segment of a television program.

Fragmentnoun

A small part broken off or detached.

Segmentnoun

The portion of a line between any two points on the line.

Fragmentnoun

An incomplete or isolated portion; a bit

overheard fragments of their conversation.extant fragments of an old manuscript.

Segmentnoun

The area bounded by a chord and the arc of a curve subtended by the chord.

Fragmentnoun

(Grammar) A sentence fragment.

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Segmentnoun

The portion of a sphere cut off by two parallel planes.

Fragmentverb

To break or separate (something) into fragments.

Segmentnoun

(Biology) A clearly differentiated subdivision of an organism or part, such as a metamere.

Fragmentverb

To become broken into fragments

After the election, the coalition fragmented.

Segmentverb

To divide or become divided into segments.

Fragmentnoun

A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part, either physically or not

a fragment of an ancient writingI heard a small fragment of the conversation.
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Segmentnoun

A length of some object.

a segment of rope

Fragmentnoun

(grammar) A sentence not containing a subject or a predicate.

Segmentnoun

One of the parts into which any body naturally separates or is divided; a part divided or cut off; a section; a portion.

a segment of an orange;a segment of a compound or divided leaf

Fragmentnoun

(computing) An incomplete portion of code.

Segmentnoun

(mathematics) A portion.

Fragmentverb

(intransitive) To break apart.

Segmentnoun

A straight path between two points that is the shortest distance between them.

Fragmentverb

(transitive) To cause to be broken into pieces.

Segmentnoun

(geometry) The part of a circle between its circumference and a chord (usually other than the diameter).

Fragmentverb

To break up and disperse (a file) into non-contiguous areas of a disk.

Segmentnoun

(geometry) The part of a sphere cut off by a plane.

Fragmentnoun

a piece broken off or cut off of something else;

a fragment of rock

Segmentnoun

(topology) Any of the pieces that constitute an order tree.

Fragmentnoun

a broken piece of a brittle artifact

Segmentnoun

(science) A portion.

Fragmentnoun

an incomplete piece;

fragments of a play

Segmentnoun

(phonology) A discrete unit of speech: a consonant or a vowel.

Fragmentverb

break or cause to break into pieces;

The plate fragmented

Segmentnoun

(botany) A portion of an organ whose cells are derived from a single cell within the primordium from which the organ developed.

Segmentnoun

(zoology) One of several parts of an organism, with similar structure, arranged in a chain; such as a vertebra, or a third of an insect's thorax.

Segmentnoun

(broadcasting) A part of a broadcast program, devoted to a topic.

The news showed a segment on global warming.

Segmentnoun

(computing) An Ethernet bus.

Segmentnoun

(computing) A region of memory or a fragment of an executable file designated to contain a particular part of a program.

Segmentnoun

(travel) A portion of an itinerary: it may be a flight or train between two cities, or a car or hotel booked in a particular city.

Segmentnoun

(heraldry) A bearing representing only one part of a rounded object.

Segmentverb

(ambitransitive) To divide into segments or sections.

Segment the essay by topic.

Segmentnoun

one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object;

a section of a fishing rodmetal sections were used below groundfinished the final segment of the road

Segmentnoun

one of the parts into which something naturally divides;

a segment of an orange

Segmentverb

divide into segments;

segment an orangesegment a compound word

Segmentverb

divide or split up;

The cells segmented