noun, verb (used with object)
/seg’ee/ British shorthand for a Unix segmentation fault. [Jargon File] (1994-12-15)
noun 1. one of the parts into which something naturally separates or is divided; a division, portion, or section: a segment of an orange. 2. Geometry. a part cut off from a figure, especially a circular or spherical one, by a line or plane, as a part of a circular area contained by an arc […]
adjective 1. of, relating to, or characterized by segments or segmentation. 2. Linguistics. noting or pertaining to the discrete elements of sequential speech, as consonants and vowels. adjective 1. of, like, or having the form of a segment 2. divided into segments 3. (linguistics) of, relating to, or constituting an isolable speech sound
- Segmental anesthesia
segmental anesthesia seg·men·tal anesthesia (sěg-měn’tl) n. Loss of sensation limited to an area supplied by one or more spinal nerve roots.