segment
noun
1. (geometry) 
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) 
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) (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) 
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.
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.
segment
Noun
1. (of circle, worm) 
a. el segmento (M) 
2. (of orange) 
a. el gajo (M) 
transitive verb
3. (general) 
a. segmentar 
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
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