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Business Segment

A division or subset of a business' operations, especially in large corporations. For a division to be considered a segment, it must directly earn revenue for the company. For example, a heavily diversified corporation may have one segment dedicated to telecommunications, another to manufacturing, and a third to energy. It is also known simply as a segment. Internally, each segment's expenses and revenues are accounted for separately.

segment

An identifiable part of a business organization. For example, a large corporation might have a number of segments including industrial, aerospace, and leisure products. Also called business segment.
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1) Recently this model of the segmentary lineage has been emphasized to promote generalizations about Muslims by Philip Salzman in his Cultural and Conflict in the Middle East.
The flexion- extension difference of the segmentary angle at the level of intervention was measured on the basis of roentgenological parameters.
Such a presentation reminds us of the Bedouin Arabs in ethnographic records who "have been exoticized as nomads and essentialized as representatives of segmentary lineage organization and tribalism.
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rarely diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease that is defined by the presence of nonspecific gastrointestinal symptoms, histologic infiltration of the gastrointestinal wall by eosinophilic granulocytes in a diffuse or segmentary manner, and exclusion of parasitic and extraintestinal diseases.
In the last section of the book Borch discusses the functional differentiation of modern society, as opposed to segmentary or hierarchical differentiation which characterized premodern ones.
She started Dollspace in 1997 and continued adding hypertext and images through 2001, transforming it from "a clear and poetic narrative line of flight to a more segmentary and diaristic work" ("The Art").
The nephrologists assessed "progressive nephropathy" via >3 gr/day proteinuria and interpreted in favor of HIV nephropathy or focal segmentary glomerulosclerosis known as an immunological response to IE.
8) Hudson's classification seems to agree with that of Robin Horton, who in his study of segmentary societies established dispersed and nucleated settlements as the patterns among segmentary societies.
a[s] segmentary, polycentric, and integrated networks (SPIN).
Molecular revolutions are segmentary lines that are not defined by size of quanta but by revolution collective desire that cuts across centralized state apparatus.
The consensus model of integration conceives that through the process of modernisation and development the segmentary tradition of the past get replaced gradually.
The fragmentation of segmentary lineages exacerbated conflicts.