Segue vs. Segway

By Jaxson

  • Segue

    A segue (listen) (Italian pronunciation: [ˈseːɡwe]) is a smooth transition from one topic or section to the next.The term is derived from Italian segue, “follows”.

  • Segway

    The Segway PT (originally Segway HT) is a two-wheeled, self-balancing personal transporter by Segway Inc. It was invented by Dean Kamen and brought to market in 2001. HT is an initialism for ‘human transporter’ and PT for ‘personal transporter’.

  • Segue (verb)

    To move smoothly from one state or subject to another.


    “I can tell she’s going to segue from our conversation about school to the topic of marriage.”

  • Segue (verb)

    To make a smooth transition from one theme to another.

    “Beethoven’s symphonies effortlessly segue from one theme to the next.”

  • Segue (verb)

    To play a sequence of records with no talk between them.

  • Segue (noun)

    An instance of segueing, a transition.

  • Segue (verb)

    (in music and film) move without interruption from one piece of music or scene to another

    “allow one song to segue into the next”

  • Segue (verb)

    move or shift from one role, state, or condition to another

    “from the humour magazine, the New York-born artist segued into producing films”

  • Segue (noun)

    an uninterrupted transition from one piece of music or film scene to another.

  • Segue (noun)

    a transition from one role, state, or condition to another

    “that’s actually a perfect segue into my next question”

  • Segway (noun)

    a two-wheeled motorized personal vehicle consisting of a platform for the feet mounted above an axle and an upright post surmounted by handles, controlled by the way the rider distributes their weight.

Oxford Dictionary

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