- having the form of a segment of a circle
- of, like, or made up of a segment or segments
The Zhaozhou Bridge in Hebei Province, China is the oldest example of a segmental arch bridge built over 1,000 years ago.
An example of something segmental is a math program divided into three courses taken over three years.
- Of or relating to segments.
- Divided or organized into segments.
- Architecture Of or being an arch in the form of a circular arc of less than 180 degrees.
(comparative more segmental, superlative most segmental)
- of, relating to, or constructed from segments
- S, Opening of segmental tubes (placed by mistake on the dorsal instead of the ventral surface).
- In the epistle ambo at Salerno and the gospel ambones at Cava and San Giovanni del Toro in Ravello, the columns support segmental arches carrying the ambones; the epistle ambo at Ravello and all those in Rome are raised on solid marble bases.
- The "segmental organs" of Lumbricus) have been asserted to be "ultimately, though not always, actually traceable to the ectoderm"; the latter (represented by, e.g.
- The regions of this cuticle have a markedly segmental arrangement, and the definite hardened pieces (sclerites) of the exoskeleton are in close contact with one another along linear sutures, or are united by regions of the cuticle which are less chitinous and more membranous, so as to permit freedom of movement.
- In the abdominal exoskeleton the segmental structure is very clearly marked, a series of sclerites - dorsal terga and abdominal sterna - being connected by pale, feebly chitinized cuticle, so that considerable freedom of movement between the segments is possible.