Synonyms of sector


1. sector, plane figure, two-dimensional figure

usage: a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle

2. sector, social group

usage: a social group that forms part of the society or the economy; "the public sector"

3. sector, sphere, aspect, facet

usage: a particular aspect of life or activity; "he was helpless in an important sector of his life"

4. sector, computer memory unit

usage: the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes

5. sector, tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel

usage: a portion of a military position

6. sector, measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device

usage: measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end

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