TITLE

seg·ment

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p306
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Several definitions of the term "segment" are presented. Segment is the portion of a line between any two of its points. It can also refer to the region bounded by an arc of a circle and the chord that connects the endpoints of the arc. Segment is also the portion of a sphere included between a pair of parallel planes that intersect it or are tangent to it.
ACCESSION #
20852512

 

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