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noun as in part of something


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Regardless of whom President Obama picks to be his next Attorney General, he is bound to disappoint key segments of his coalition.

I recently showed several segments to my kids, who are now around the age I was when I first discovered them.

Too silly and too scripted, those segments paled in comparison to the ones that Handler helmed solo.

As newspapers began to reach broader segments of the population, the aversion to reporting on domestic matters lingered.

There are two back-to-back forty-five-minute segments without commercials.

The segments of the corolla are pointed but on some varieties unequal, particularly that of Shiraz tobacco.

Besides this fundamental or primary vibration, the movement divides itself into segments, or sections, of the entire length.

With the tertian parasite, the segments more frequently form an irregular cluster.

Typical "segmenters" present a ring of rounded segments or spores, each with a small, dot-like chromatin mass.

The young leaf grows out from the top of the palm with the segments pressed together in the form of a lance.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to segments, such as: sector, division, slice, section, portion, and piece.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.