SEGMENT in a Sentence

Learn SEGMENT from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. These examples are selected from a corpus with 300,000 sentences, including classic works and current mainstream media. Some sentences also link to their contexts.

For SEGMENT, below is one of 16 sentences:
Then GE set a firm rule: Its companies had to occupy the first or second slot in their market segments or get out.

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 Meanings and Examples of SEGMENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  sector; portion; any of the parts into which something can be divided
Classic Sentence:
1  A circle of a few hundred feet in circumference was drawn, and each of the party took a segment for his portion.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 21
2  It showed the barrow to be the segment of a globe, as perfect as on the day when it was thrown up, even the little ditch remaining from which the earth was dug.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: 3 The Custom of the Country
3  A cut ham was exposed on a great blue dish while near it on a plate lay a segment of very light plum-pudding.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In TWO GALLANTS
Example Sentence:
1  The company dominates this segment of the market.
2  On the proximal arm segment the arm spines meet midradially forming a single fan.
3  Thoughts of you Be like kite segment the line.
4  Three-to-five day cruises are the fastest-growing segment of the market.
5  She cleaned a small segment of the painting.
6  The big six record companies are multinational, and thus can segment the world market into national ones.
7  At the end of this year they will finish the final segment of the road.
8  The New York Times' A.O. Scott thinks it's "hard to imagine that (Nolan's) fans -- who represent a fairly large segment of the world's population -- will be disappointed by 'Interstellar.'"
9  Then GE set a firm rule: Its companies had to occupy the first or second slot in their market segments or get out.
10  The way he builds up the segments of the trench is really amazing.
11  To divide a computer program into segments.
12  The segments are filmed using either local actors or the actual people involved.
13  That was aided by testimony from Apple's head of iTunes software, and incidentally by segments of a deposition of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs filmed months before his death in 2011.