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line segment

noun, Geometry
1.
segment (def 2b).
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Examples from the web for line segment
  • Click again and the distance value will appear along your line segment.
  • The diameter of a circle is a line segment drawn through the center of the circle with endpoints on the circle.
  • The radius is a line segment connecting the circle's center to a point on the circle.
  • Apply the distance formula to find the length of a line segment when given the coordinates of the endpoints.
  • Within the last year, this line segment experienced several outages due to conductor deterioration.
Contemporary definitions for line segment
noun

a portion of a line delimited by two end points; also, a line described by two sets of coordinates and the shortest path between them

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