Sector


Sector

Sector may refer to:
* Sector, Devon, a location in the county of Devon in south-western England
* Sector, West Virginia, an unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia, United States of America
* Sector (economic): one of several subdivisions in an economic system (used for analysis and classification)
* Sector (instrument), also known as a "proportional compass" or "military compass", a calculating instrument consisting of two rulers (of equal length) joined by a hinge
* Sector (navigation): one of three areas relative to a shallow-water navigational channel
* Circular sector, also known as a "pie piece", the portion of a circle enclosed by two radii and an arc
* United States Coast Guard Sectors, a shore-based operational unit of the United States Coast Guard
* "SECTOR", a United States nationwide radio network operated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
* a subdivision of a mobile phone network cell illuminated by a single directional antenna

in computing:
* Cylinder-head-sector (or "CHS"), an early method for giving addresses to each physical block of data on a hard drive
* Disk sector, a physical subdivision of space on a computer disk-storage medium, specifically a subdivision of a "track"
* in portal rendering, a convex polygonal segment of map-space used to facilitate calculation of the visibility of objects in a computer display

geographic subdivisions generally referred to as "sectors":
* Guinea-Bissau: Sectors of Guinea-Bissau

fictional uses:
* Sector (Star Trek), a fictional area of space-designation used in the "Star Trek" universe for interstellar navigation

See also

* Zone
* Region
* Area


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  • sector — SECTÓR, sectoare, s.n. 1. (mat.) Porţiune dintr un plan limitată de două drepte concurente şi de arcul unei curbe cuprins între cele două drepte; mulţimea punctelor din interiorul unei sfere, situată în interiorul conului având ca bază un cerc… …   Dicționar Român

  • sector — sustantivo masculino 1. Parte de una ciudad o lugar: El incendio afectó a un sector del edificio. Se han construido viviendas en el sector sur de Barcelona. Sinónimo: zona. 2. Parte de un grupo: el sector más izquierdista del partido. 3. Cada una …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • sector — (Del lat. sector, ōris). 1. m. Parte de una ciudad, de un local o de cualquier otro lugar. Vive en el sector norte de la ciudad. 2. Cada una de la partes de una colectividad, grupo o conjunto que tiene caracteres peculiares y diferenciados. Su… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Sector — Sec tor, n. [L., properly, a cutter, fr. secare, sectum, to cut: cf. F. secteur. See {Section}.] 1. (Geom.) A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc. [1913 Webster] 2. A mathematical instrument, consisting of two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sector 4 — can refer to:*Sector 4 (Bucharest), an administrative sector of Bucharest *Sector 4 (band), a Florida based music band …   Wikipedia

  • SECTOR — Asconio etstimator fuit ac redemptor bonorum damnati atque proscripti. Aestimabat nempe quanti essent, et redimebat ab his, qui sectionem vendebant, ut, quod pactum esset, illis redderet in pecunia, quod in rebus aut iure earum persequendarum… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Sector 17 — is the commercial center of Chandigarh, India having number of banks with their offices here. Sector 17 also has the ISBT of Chandigarh, it is a center for people of Chandigarh for their social gathering It is surrounded by Sec 22,Sec 16, Sec 18… …   Wikipedia

  • sector — privado sector público Informática. En informática, espacio más pequeño disponible en la superficie de un disco. Una pista está dividida en subsecciones idénticas que se llaman sectores y que contienen los datos almacenados. En economía, cada una …   Diccionario de Economía Alkona

  • sector — privado sector público Informática. En informática, espacio más pequeño disponible en la superficie de un disco. Una pista está dividida en subsecciones idénticas que se llaman sectores y que contienen los datos almacenados. En economía, cada una …   Diccionario de Economía

  • sector — (n.) 1570, section of a circle between two radii, from L.L. sector section of a circle, from L. sector a cutter, from sectus, pp. of secare to cut (see SECTION (Cf. section)). Translated Gk. tomeus in Latin editions of Archimedes. Meaning area,… …   Etymology dictionary