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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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We cannot ensure that each overlay path is independent completely from the default physical path, because two paths that are disjointed at the overlay layer may share some physical links.
Underlay Overlay Total Average group group Conductive loss in dB NO.
Children who were consistent in their choice of overlay colour on re-test were more likely to show faster reading with the overlay.
I enjoyed having my overlays, and will consider having them reapplied for a special occasion.
However, we note that our overlay definition encompasses the email infrastructure of the internet.
Such overlays are designed to be installed at thicknesses of 1/8 to 3/4 inch.
This overlay shows what a person cannot see given a specific position, optics, and height.
Growth will be driven by saturated papers (76%), decorative foils (52%) and low basis weight papers (50%), according to the 2001 edition of GC&A's Forecast of Decorative Overlays.
What these new computerized algorithms have enabled us to do is to design a chair overlay that functions much like a hovercraft, making precise adjustments in a small space to make you feel like you're floating on air.
Zoning the 130-acre property as two overlay districts enabled the city to require conditional use permits for any development other than a school site there, Lambert explained.
The colour of an overlay is not a good predictor of the colour of an optimal tint for spectacles (Wilkins et al.
The Overlay library provides ready-to-use EDI document formats that can be loaded and utilized immediately, including the most commonly used transactions for virtually all major North American trading partners.