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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.
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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 predicted that creating a graph in which all of the segments were aligned in the vertical position should eliminate the need to apply the align component, thereby reducing the time to estimate the segment size.
He added that the recent ministerial decision on cigarette prices contributed to balancing financial burdens between the three segments resulting from the imposition of taxes and fees.
New Delhi [India], June 19 ( ANI ): SMEV, India's nodal body representing electric vehicle manufacturers, announced the setting up of five new verticals - Heavy Commercial Vehicles segment, Electric 3 Wheelers segment, Electric 2 Wheelers segment, Electric 4 Wheelers segment and Component Drive Train segment.
Topic 280 employs a management approach to the identification of operating segments. The objective of the management approach is to allow users to see the entity's performance through management's eyes, assess the entity's future cash flows, and make more informed decisions about the entity as a whole.
at least one substantially longitudinal segment having a substantially longitudinal orientation; and
(PNCC) yesterday signed a joint venture agreement giving the Manila North Tollways Corporation (MNTC) the green light to implement Segment 10.2, the last component of the NLEX Metro Expressway Link Project.
In this example, the source node transmits DATA segments (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), and (6).
The company added that the expansion from two to three reportable segments reflects the separation of the Flexible Packaging business segment into US Packaging and Global Packaging business segments.
It can be also seen from Table 2 that the miscibility between the soft segments and the hard segments also affect the thermal properties of the hard segments.
The company's marketing efforts in its Bay West[R] away-from-home (AFH) tissue segment and active new product development process help Wausau Paper/Bay West maintain and expand its market share.
Overall identities between nucleotide sequences from segments 9, 10, 11, and 12 of CTFV strains range from 90% to 100%: 97%-100% for segment 9, 96%-99% for segment 10, 90%-94% for segment 11, and 94%-96% for segment 12.

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