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purok [pú.ruk.] : sector (n.); zone (n.)
Synonyms: balangay; baranggay; baryo; sityo

Derivatives of purok

n. (shape)1. sectora plane figure bounded by two radii and the included arc of a circle.
~ plane figure, two-dimensional figurea two-dimensional shape.
~ arca continuous portion of a circle.
n. (group)2. sectora social group that forms part of the society or the economy.; "the public sector"
~ social grouppeople sharing some social relation.
~ societyan extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization.
~ business sector, businessbusiness concerns collectively.; "Government and business could not agree"
~ black economya hidden sector of the economy where private cash transactions go unreported.; "no one knows how large the black economy really is"
~ economic system, economythe system of production and distribution and consumption.
n. (cognition)3. sector, spherea particular aspect of life or activity.; "he was helpless in an important sector of his life"
~ aspect, faceta distinct feature or element in a problem.; "he studied every facet of the question"
~ departmenta specialized sphere of knowledge.; "baking is not my department"; "his work established a new department of literature"
n. (quantity)4. sectorthe minimum track length that can be assigned to store information; unless otherwise specified a sector of data consists of 512 bytes.
~ computer memory unita unit for measuring computer memory.
~ block(computer science) a sector or group of sectors that function as the smallest data unit permitted.; "since blocks are often defined as a single sector, the terms `block' and `sector' are sometimes used interchangeably"
~ allocation unita group of sectors on a magnetic disk that can be reserved for the use of a particular file.
n. (location)5. sectora portion of a military position.
~ armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machinethe military forces of a nation.; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
~ battlefield, battleground, field of battle, field, field of honora region where a battle is being (or has been) fought.; "they made a tour of Civil War battlefields"
~ parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract, parcelan extended area of land.
n. (artifact)6. sectormeasuring instrument consisting of two graduated arms hinged at one end.
~ measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring systeminstrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something.
n. (location)1. zonea locally circumscribed place characterized by some distinctive features.
~ islanda zone or area resembling an island.
~ place, spot, topographic pointa point located with respect to surface features of some region.; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"
n. (location)2. geographical zone, zoneany of the regions of the surface of the Earth loosely divided according to latitude or longitude.
~ climatic zoneany of the geographical zones loosely divided according to prevailing climate and latitude.
~ geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical regiona demarcated area of the Earth.
~ time zoneany of the 24 regions of the globe (loosely divided by longitude) throughout which the same standard time is used.
~ transit zonea six million square mile area that includes the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean; includes the principal routes used by drug smugglers.
n. (location)3. zonean area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic.
~ region, partthe extended spatial location of something.; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
~ buffer zone, buffera neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict.
~ combat area, combat zonea military area where combat forces operate.
~ danger zonea dangerous area.
~ demilitarized zone, dmza zone from which military forces or operations or installations are prohibited.; "tensions exist on both sides of the demilitarized zone separating North Korea and South Korea"
~ drop zone, dropping zonean agreed area where military supplies are dropped to ground troops.
~ kill zone, killing zonean area where a battle has occurred with many fatalities.
~ strike zone(baseball) the area over home plate between a batter's knees and shoulders through which a pitch must pass in order to be called a strike.
~ tidal zonean area subject to tidal action.
~ canal zone, panama canal zonea zone consisting of a strip of land across the Isthmus of Panama that contains the Panama Canal.
n. (body)4. zona, zone(anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure.
~ anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structurea particular complex anatomical part of a living thing.; "he has good bone structure"
~ zona pellucidathick membrane around the mammalian ovum; can be penetrated by one sperm in the fertilization process; usually remains around the fertilized egg until it is implanted in the wall of the uterus.
~ zonula, zonulesmall beltlike zone.
~ anatomy, general anatomythe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals.
v. (social)5. district, zoneregulate housing in; of certain areas of towns.
~ govern, regularise, regularize, regulate, orderbring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations.; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
v. (change)6. partition, zoneseparate or apportion into sections.; "partition a room off"
~ screen off, separate offpartition by means of a divider, such as a screen.; "screen off this part of the room"
~ divide, separatemake a division or separation.