One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Of or like a sector.‘sectorial boundaries’
- ‘The survey which was conducted among a sample of over 850 companies on the island of Ireland, across 11 industry sectors, shows geographical and sectorial variations.’
- ‘The vast majority of these immigrants were brought to Europe or allowed to come because of sectorial labor shortages in Europe.’
- ‘In the latter case, the rate of enlargement, or sectorial expansion rate, is different among shell portions along the aperture.’
- ‘Mr Warburton said release of the minutes would expose external directors to undue criticism and pressure from the sectorial groups they nominally represent.’
- ‘Two meetings of the sectorial Military Coordination Commission took place in March in undisputed territory, the UN said.’
- ‘The Federal Government's Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources takes a sectorial approach to Australian manufacturing.’
Denoting a carnassial tooth, or a similar cutting tooth in mammals other than carnivores.
- ‘Teeth of Onychomys from Deer Park B have a general pattern of relatively sectorial and slender cusps.’
- ‘It also differs from A. rhodius by its less sectorial entolophid on M 1-3.’
- ‘Thylacoleo are highly specialized brachycephalic predators with greatly hypotrophied molar rows and hypertrophied sectorial third premolars.’
- ‘The entocristid and cristid obliqua are raised and sectorial in construction, and a strongly developed entoconulid is present.’
- ‘The high sectorial trigonid and typical carnivoran shear patterns justify identification of UALVP 44186 as carnivoran.’
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