sector-n; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: a geometric form containing an arc and two radii

Commentary: SECTOR[+entity][+form][+portion][+mathematical][+angled] 15dec06 - modified features of Sense 2, added example. ahouston

She had the children divide the circle into four different-colored sectors.
The angle of this sector is 30 degrees.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a group within society, a sphere of activity

Commentary: SECTOR[+entity][+group][+identifiable][+attribute][+people/+business]

The mayor has chosen several members of the business sector for his task force.
The bilingual sector of society has been growing over the decades.
The contestants come from all sectors of society.
This mutual fund invests in the transportation and energy sectors.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a specific social state, or situation

Commentary: SECTOR[+state][+social][+specified]

John feels certain sectors of his personal life are out of control.
In some sector of her mind there was still a trace of doubt.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: portion of a track of storage on a computer disk

Commentary: SECTOR[+space][+physical][+artifact][+disk][+computer][+track]

This program will identify the bad sectors on your disk drive.
Compressing your files consolidates information otherwise fragmented across separate sectors of storage.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 5: defined regions, locales, under military control

Commentary: SECTOR[+space][+physical][+locale][+militarized]

There have been reports of rioting in the fourth sector of the city.
The victorious army divided the conquered city into ten sectors.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5

Sense Number 6: an instrument with two metal arms for drawing geometric forms

Commentary: SECTOR[+entity][+artifact][+tool][+instrument][+measuring][+mathematical]

The boy punched a hole in his paper by pushing too hard on his sector.
Make two intersecting circles with your sector.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6