What is sector?

  • (noun): Measuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sector:

Koprulu Sector
... The Koprulu Sector (from Turkish köprülü, meaning bridged) is the main setting for games and books about the fictional StarCraft universe ... This sector of space was colonized by Terrans, near the edges of Protoss space ... The events in this sector are triggered by an exodus of human beings from Earth ...
Hergiswil - Demographics
... As of 2005, there were 89 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 35 businesses involved in this sector. 666 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 72 businesses in this sector. 2,091 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 382 businesses in this sector ...
Villars-sous-Champvent - Economy
2008, there were 16 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 3 businesses involved in this sector. 1 person was employed in the secondary sector and there was 1 business in this sector. 2 people were employed in the tertiary sector, with 1 business in this sector ...
Herisau - Economy
... of 2005, there were 340 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 115 businesses involved in this sector. 2,959 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 189 businesses in this sector. 4,505 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 651 businesses in this sector ...
Hundwil - Demographics
... As of 2005, there were 168 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 69 businesses involved in this sector. 64 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 10 businesses in this sector. 196 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 40 businesses in this sector ...

More definitions of "sector":

  • (noun): A body of people who form part of society or economy.
    Example: "The public sector"
  • (noun): A particular aspect of life or activity.
    Example: "He was helpless in an important sector of his life"
    Synonyms: sphere
  • (noun): A portion of a military position.
  • (noun): The minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes.
  • (noun): A plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle.