The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) unit of data transfer between host computers. Segments are used to establish connections, transfer actual data, acknowledge packet receipt and request retransmissions, and terminate connections. See also host, packet, and TCP.
See segment in Computer
(1) Any partition, reserved area, partial component or piece of a larger structure. See overlay.
(2) One of the bars that make up a single character in an LED or LCD display.