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# Series vs. Segment

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Seriesnoun

A number of things that follow on one after the other or are connected one after the other.

‘A series of seemingly inconsequential events led cumulatively to the fall of the company.’;

Segmentnoun

A length of some object.

‘a segment of rope’;

Seriesnoun

A television or radio program which consists of several episodes that are broadcast in regular intervals

‘“Friends” was one of the most successful television series in recent years.’;

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’;

Seriesnoun

A group of episodes of a television or radio program broadcast in regular intervals with a long break between each group, usually with one year between the beginning of each.

‘The third series of “Friends” aired from 1996 to 1997.’;

Segmentnoun

(mathematics) A portion.

Seriesnoun

(mathematics) The sequence of partial sums $\sum_\left\{i=1\right\}^n\left\{a_i\right\}$ of a given sequence ai.

‘The harmonic series has been much studied.’;

Segmentnoun

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

Seriesnoun

A group of matches between two sides, with the aim being to win more matches than the opposition.

‘The Blue Jays are playing the Yankees in a four-game series.’;

Segmentnoun

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

Seriesnoun

(zoology) An unranked taxon.

Segmentnoun

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

Seriesnoun

(botany) A subdivision of a genus, a taxonomic rank below that of section (and subsection) but above that of species.

Segmentnoun

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

Seriesnoun

(commerce) A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.

Segmentnoun

(science) A portion.

Seriesnoun

(phonology) A set of consonants that share a particular phonetic or phonological feature.

Segmentnoun

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

(electronics) Connected one after the other in a circuit.

‘You have to connect the lights in series for them to work properly.’;

Segmentnoun

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

Seriesnoun

A number of things or events standing or succeeding in order, and connected by a like relation; sequence; order; course; a succession of things; as, a continuous series of calamitous events.

‘During some years his life a series of triumphs.’;

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.

Seriesnoun

Any comprehensive group of animals or plants including several subordinate related groups.

Segmentnoun

‘The news showed a segment on global warming.’;

Seriesnoun

In Engler's system of plant classification, a group of families showing certain structural or morphological relationships. It corresponds to the cohort of some writers, and to the order of many modern systematists.

Segmentnoun

(computing) An Ethernet bus.

Seriesnoun

An indefinite number of terms succeeding one another, each of which is derived from one or more of the preceding by a fixed law, called the law of the series; as, an arithmetical series; a geometrical series.

Segmentnoun

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

Seriesnoun

A mode of arranging the separate parts of a circuit by connecting them successively end to end to form a single path for the current; - opposed to parallel. The parts so arranged are said to be in series.

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.

Seriesnoun

A parcel of rough diamonds of assorted qualities.

Segmentnoun

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

Seriesnoun

similar things placed in order or happening one after another;

‘they were investigating a series of bank robberies’;

Segmentverb

(ambitransitive) To divide into segments or sections.

‘Segment the essay by topic.’;

Seriesnoun

a serialized set of programs;

‘a comedy series’; ‘the Masterworks concert series’;

Segmentnoun

One of the parts into which any body naturally separates or is divided; a part divided or cut off; a section; a portion; as, a segment of an orange; a segment of a compound or divided leaf.

Seriesnoun

a periodical that appears at scheduled times

Segmentnoun

A part cut off from a figure by a line or plane; especially, that part of a circle contained between a chord and an arc of that circle, or so much of the circle as is cut off by the chord; as, the segment acb in the Illustration.

Seriesnoun

(sports) several contests played successively by the same teams;

‘the visiting team swept the series’;

Segmentnoun

A piece in the form of the sector of a circle, or part of a ring; as, the segment of a sectional fly wheel or flywheel rim.

Seriesnoun

a group of postage stamps having a common theme or a group of coins or currency selected as a group for study or collection;

‘the Post Office issued a series commemorating famous American entertainers’; ‘his coin collection included the complete series of Indian-head pennies’;

Segmentnoun

One of the cells or division formed by segmentation, as in egg cleavage or in fissiparous cell formation.

Seriesnoun

(mathematics) the sum of a finite or infinite sequence of expressions

Segmentverb

To divide or separate into parts in growth; to undergo segmentation, or cleavage, as in the segmentation of the ovum.

Seriesnoun

(electronics) connection of components in such a manner that current flows first through one and then through the other;

‘the voltage divider consisted of a series of fixed resistors’;

Segmentnoun

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

‘a section of a fishing rod’; ‘metal sections were used below ground’; ‘finished 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 orange’; ‘segment a compound word’;

Segmentverb

divide or split up;

‘The cells segmented’;

Segmentnoun

each of the parts into which something is or may be divided

‘the market for private cars can be broken down into several segments’; ‘orange segments’; ‘a large segment of the local population’;

Segmentnoun

a portion of time allocated to a particular broadcast item on radio or television

‘Hammond and the others were filming a segment for his programme’; ‘they probably want to tape you for the eleven o'clock segment’;

Segmentnoun

a part of a figure cut off by a line or plane intersecting it.

Segmentnoun

the part of a circle enclosed between an arc and a chord.

Segmentnoun

the part of a line included between two points.

Segmentnoun

the part of a sphere cut off by any plane not passing through the centre.

Segmentnoun

each of the series of similar anatomical units of which the body and appendages of some animals are composed, such as the visible rings of an earthworm's body.

Segmentnoun

the smallest distinct part of a spoken utterance, especially with regard to vowel and consonant sounds rather than stress or intonation.

Segmentverb

divide (something) into separate parts or sections

‘the unemployed are segmented into two groups’;

Segmentverb

divide into separate parts or sections

‘the market is beginning to segment into a number of well-defined categories’;

Segmentverb

(of a cell) undergo cleavage; divide into many cells.