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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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In 2002, Brampton Engineering introduced a segmented die based not on heating the lip, but on deforming it to alter the die gap.
The rehabilitation market can also be segmented on the basis of the educational level of consumers.
The synthetic conditions and a few results of characterization of segmented polyurethanes and polyurethaneureas are shown in table 2.
The technology makes building segmented lists simple and quick by leveraging the click-through behavior of email recipients.
5 millionQabout one-sixth the cost of the two other segmented primary mirror telescopes of comparable size in the world, according to HET sources.