The Full Wiki

Sector: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Contents

Sector may refer to

Places

  • 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
Advertisements

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


Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message