# Segment

A Segment is the area of a circle made by a line and an arc.

A **segment** of orange is shaped like a segment.

**Example 1**

Often when talking about a segment of a circle it is the smaller segment of a circle.

**Example 2**

The word segment can apply to both parts.

**Example 3**

A contrast between a sector and a segment.

## Segment

A Segment is the area of a circle made by a line and an arc.

A **segment** of orange is shaped like a segment.

**Example 1**

Often when talking about a segment of a circle it is the smaller segment of a circle.

**Example 2**

The word segment can apply to both parts.

**Example 3**

A contrast between a sector and a segment.