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[seg-men-tl] /sɛgˈmɛn tl/

of, relating to, or characterized by or .
Linguistics. noting or pertaining to the discrete elements of sequential speech, as consonants and vowels.
of, like, or having the form of a segment
divided into segments
(linguistics) of, relating to, or constituting an isolable speech sound

1816, from segment (n.) + -al (1).


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