IEVref: 102-04-03 ID: Language: en Status: Standard Term: straight-line segment Synonym1: Synonym2: Synonym3: Symbol: Definition: portion of a straight line between two points of the lineNote 1 to entry: If ${r}_{\text{A}}$ and ${r}_{\text{B}}$ are the position vectors of two points A and B, the straight-line segment AB is the set of points P with position vectors ${r}_{\text{P}}=u\text{\hspace{0.17em}}{r}_{\text{A}}+\left(1-u\right){r}_{\text{B}}$ where $0\le u\le 1$. Publication date: 2008-08 Source: Replaces: Internal notes: 2017-02-20: Editorial revisions in accordance with the information provided in C00019 (IEV 102) - evaluation. JGO CO remarks: TC/SC remarks: VT remarks: Domain1: Domain2: Domain3: Domain4: Domain5: