Sector vs Location - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between sector and location

is that sector is section while location is a particular point or place in physical space.

sector

English

(wikipedia sector)

Noun

(en noun)
  • section
  • zone (designated area).
  • (geometry) part of a circle, extending to the center
  • (computing) fixed-sized unit (traditionally 512 bytes) of sequential data stored on a track of a digital medium (compare to block)
  • (military) an area designated by boundaries within which a unit operates, and for which it is responsible
  • (military) one of the subdivisions of a coastal frontier
  • (science fiction) a fictional region of space designated for navigational or governance purposes; for instance, ,
  • (calculation) an instrument consisting of two rulers of equal length joined by a hinge W
  • a field of economic activity
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-28, author=(Joris Luyendijk)
  • , volume=189, issue=3, page=21, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Our banks are out of control , passage=Seeing the British establishment struggle with the financial sector is like watching an alcoholic who still resists the idea that something drastic needs to happen for him to turn his life around. Until 2008 there was denial over what finance had become. When a series of bank failures made this impossible, there was widespread anger, leading to the public humiliation of symbolic figures.}}

    Derived terms

    * subsector * boot sector * private sector * public sector * state sector

    See also

    * area of influence * boot block * zone of action

    Anagrams

    * * * * * * * ----

    location

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A particular point or place in physical space.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-22, volume=407, issue=8841, page=68, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= T time , passage=The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them
  • An act of locating.
  • * 1886 November 12, Joseph Church Helm, opinion, Pelican & Dives Min. Co. ''v.'' Snodgrass'', reprinted in, 1887, , volume 12, page 207 [http://google.com/books?id=1ss-AAAAIAAJ&pg=PA207&dq=location]:
  • The Ontario tunnel was not located in pursuance of the law relating to tunnel-sites. Lewis failed to follow up his discovery of mineral therein with any effort whatever towards completing the statutory location of a mining claim.
  • (South Africa) An apartheid-era urban area populated by non-white people; township.
  • * 2011 , Dennis Brutus, Bernth Lindfors, The Dennis Brutus Tapes: Essays at Autobiography (page 188)
  • It is the sounds of apartheid, of the townships, the locations

    Synonyms

    * (a place) place

    Derived terms

    * geolocation

    Anagrams

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