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sector

 
Noun sector has 6 senses
  1. sector - a plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle
    --1 is a kind of
    plane figure, two-dimensional figure
    --1 has part: arc
  2. sector - a body of people who form part of society or economy; "the public sector"
    --2 is a kind of
    body
    --2 is a part of society; economy, economic system
    --2 has particulars: business, business sector; black economy
  3. sector, sphere - a particular aspect of life or activity; "he was helpless in an important sector of his life"
    --3 is a kind of aspect, facet
    --3 has particulars: department
  4. sector - the minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes
    --4 is a kind of
    computer memory unit
    --4 is a part of block; allocation unit
  5. sector - a portion of a military position
    --5 is a kind of
    tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
    --5 is a part of
     battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field of honor, field
  6. sector - measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end
    --6 is a kind of
    measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device
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