/seg'ment/ 1. <architecture> A collection of pages in a memory management
2. <programming> A separately relocatable section of an executable program.
executables have a text segment
(executable machine instructions), a data segment
(initialised data) and a bss segment
3. <networking> network segment
4. To experience a segmentation fault
Confusingly, the stress is often put on the first syllable, like the noun "segment", rather than the second like mainstream verb "segment".
This is because it is actually a noun shorthand that has been verbed.
5. A block of memory in a segmented address space