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Sector may refer to


  • Sector, Devon, a location in the county of Devon in south-western England
  • Sector, West Virginia, an unincorporated community in Hampshire County, West Virginia, United States of America

In computing

  • Cylinder-head-sector (or "CHS"), an early method for giving addresses to each physical block of data on a hard drive
  • Disk sector, a physical subdivision of space on a computer disk-storage medium, specifically a subdivision of a "track"
  • in portal rendering, a convex polygonal segment of map-space used to facilitate calculation of the visibility of objects in a computer display

Geographic subdivisions

Fictional uses

  • Sector (Star Trek), a fictional area of space-designation used in the Star Trek universe for interstellar navigation
  • Sector General, a series of books about an interstellar hospital in Space, written by James White

Other uses

See also


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