**Line segment** — The geometric definition of a line segment … Wikipedia

**line segment** — Geom. segment (def. 2b). * * * line segment, any finite section between two points on a line; segment … Useful english dictionary

**Line segment intersection** — In computational geometry, the line segment intersection problem supplies a list of line segments in the plane and asks us to determine whether any two of them intersect, or cross.Naive algorithms examine each pair of segments, but this is highly … Wikipedia

**line segment** — Geom. segment (def. 2b). * * * … Universalium

**line segment** — In vector graphics, same as vector … IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

**Segment** — may mean: *an internal section of a citrus fruit *Market segment, the smaller subgroups comprising a marketComputing *Memory segment, the portion of computer memory which may be addressed by a single index register *Image segment created in… … Wikipedia

**Line-intercept sampling** — (LIS) is a method of sampling elements in a region whereby an element is sampled if a chosen line segment, called a “transect”, intersects the element Kaiser, L, 1983. Unbiased Estimation in Line Intercept Sampling, Biometrics 39. pp 965 976. ] … Wikipedia

**Line (geometry)** — Three lines the red and blue lines have the same slope, while the red and green ones have same y intercept … Wikipedia

**line** — 1. noun /laɪn/ a) A path through two or more points (compare ‘segment’); a continuous mark, including as made by a pen; any path, curved or straight. <! should this be split into two senses: path and mark ? The atmosphere in flaming sparkles… … Wiktionary

**segment** — segmentary /seg meuhn ter ee/, adj. segmentate, adj. n. /seg meuhnt/; v. /seg ment, seg ment /, n. 1. one of the parts into which something naturally separates or is divided; a division, portion, or section: a segment of an orange. 2. Geom. a. a… … Universalium