segment

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (geometry)
a. el segmento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We learned how to calculate the area of a circle segment in class today.Aprendimos a calcular el área de un segmento de círculo en la clase de hoy.
2. (section)
a. el segmento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
They showed a segment of the president's speech on the news.Pasaron un segmento del discurso del presidente en las noticias.
b. el gajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(citrus fruit)
I peeled an orange and put the segments in a plastic bag for my daughter's lunch.Pelé una naranja y puse los gajos en una bolsa de plástico para el almuerzo de mi hija.
3. (animal anatomy)
a. el segmento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
They counted the worm's segments under a magnifying glass to help identify the species.Contaron los segmentos del gusano mirándolos con una lupa para identificar la especie.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to separate into sections)
a. segmentar
The company segmented its market by income levels and geographic areas.La empresa segmentó el mercado por niveles de ingresos y zonas geográficas.
b. separar en gajos (citrus fruit)
Phyllis segmented the grapefruit with a paring knife to serve in a fruit salad.Phyllis separó la toronja en gajos con un cuchillo de pelar para servirla en una ensalada de frutas.
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segment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of circle, worm)
a. el segmento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (of orange)
a. el gajo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. segmentar
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segment
noun
[ˈseɡmənt] (gen) segmento (m); [of citrus fruit] gajo (m); (Geom) [of circle] segmento (m)
the poorer segments of society the third segment of his journey information concerning the various segments of the market scoop out the segments from the grapefruit
transitive verb
[seɡˈment] [+circle, society, journey, market] segmentar; [+citrus fruit] desgajar; separar en gajos;
intransitive verb
[seɡˈment] segmentarse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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