Definition of Subsegment

1. Noun. (geometry) A segment wholly contained in another. ¹



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Definition of Subsegment

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subsegment

subscriptive
subscripts
subsea
subsecive
subsecretaries
subsecretary
subsect
subsection
subsections
subsector
subsectors
subsects
subsecute
subsecuted
subsecutive
subsegment (current term)
subsegments
subseizure
subseizures
subsellia
subsellium
subsemigroup
subsemigroups
subsemitone
subsemitones
subsense
subsenses
subsensible
subsentence
subsentences

Literary usage of Subsegment

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1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"In front of this is a narrow subsegment of brown (or yellow) colour, whose rug?e are quite independent of those of the last - described (intersegmental) ..."

2. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1906)
"The prothorax is divided into several subsegment s ; the 1st has two dorsal (equally spaced) hairs on either side, the 2nd subsegment with no hair behind ..."

3. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1906)
"The meso- and metathorax have each two (equally spaced) hairs on either side of dorsum of the 2nd subsegment, also one marginal hair; one subsegment being ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"between the coxas ; the former pertains to the first subsegment, the latter, ... It is for this reason that the sternite of the second subsegment has been ..."

5. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt (1890)
"There appear to be five ill-defined subsegments ; a medio-dorsal furrow on the 1st subsegment is not continued backwards. The prothoracic spiracle is very ..."

6. The British and Foreign Medical Review: Or Quarterly Journal of Practical (1845)
"The remains of this subsegment ore more distinct on the ventral surface ; but not even the rudiments of appendages are to be found. ..."

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