What does Fragment mean?

Definitions for Fragmentˈfræg mənt; ˈfræg mənt, -mɛnt, frægˈmɛnt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Fragment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fragment(noun)

    a piece broken off or cut off of something else

    "a fragment of rock"

  2. shard, sherd, fragment(noun)

    a broken piece of a brittle artifact

  3. fragment(verb)

    an incomplete piece

    "fragments of a play"

  4. break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise(verb)

    break or cause to break into pieces

    "The plate fragmented"

Wiktionary

  1. fragment(Noun)

    A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part; as, a fragment of an ancient writing.

  2. fragment(Noun)

    A sentence not containing a subject or a predicate.

  3. fragment(Verb)

    To break apart.

  4. fragment(Verb)

    To cause to be broken into pieces.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fragment(verb)

    a part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part; as, a fragment of an ancient writing

  2. Origin: [L. fragmentum, fr. frangere to break: cf. F. fragment. See Break, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fragment

    frag′ment, n. a piece broken off: an unfinished portion.—adj. Frag′mental (also -ment′).adv. Frag′mentarily.—n. Frag′mentariness.—adjs. Frag′mentary, Frag′mented, consisting of fragments or pieces: broken. [Fr.,—L. fragmentum, frangĕre, to break.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fragment' in Nouns Frequency: #1700

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fragment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fragment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stephen Odell:

    As a segment gets that big, it's probably going to fragment into different requirements.

  2. James Waterworth:

    If cybersecurity rules are different in each European country ... it would fragment the digital single market.

  3. Alan Marshall Beck:

    No human being is constituted to know the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth and even the best of men must be content with fragment, with partial glimpses, never the full fruition.

  4. Philip Hammond:

    The international community will not stand by while Houthi forces and other actors continue to undermine stability in Yemen and seek to fragment that country and undermine its legitimate president.

  5. Edgar Quinet:

    The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.

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Translations for Fragment

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • شظيةArabic
  • фрагментирам, отломък, парче, раздробявам, раздробявам се, фрагмент, късBulgarian
  • fragment, fragmentarCatalan, Valencian
  • fragment, úlomek, střep, zlomekCzech
  • fragmentDanish
  • Satzfragment, Fragment, fragmentierenGerman
  • τεμαχίζω, θρυμματίζω, απόσπασμα, θραύσμα, κομματιάζωGreek
  • fragmento, fragmentarSpanish
  • osanen, hajottaa, sirpale, särkeä, särkyä, hajota, rikkoa, rikkoutua, pirstoutua, fragmentti, pirstoa, sirpaloituaFinnish
  • fragment, fragmenterFrench
  • mìr, criomag, bìdeagScottish Gaelic
  • פרורHebrew
  • töredék, darabHungarian
  • կտորArmenian
  • frammento, frammentareItalian
  • フラグメント, 破片, 断片, 欠片Japanese
  • fragmentumLatin
  • rutunga, mōrohe, kongakonga, kora, tūāporo, māhurehure, kuru, korakora, mōteteMāori
  • whakakorakoraMalay
  • fragment, fragmenterenDutch
  • fragmentNorwegian Nynorsk
  • fragmentNorwegian
  • fragmentoPortuguese
  • fragmenta, bucată, fragmentRomanian
  • кусок, разваливаться, обломок, развалиться, разломать, осколок, фрагмент, разламывать, фрагментировать, отрывокRussian
  • fràgment, ùlomak, fragmentírati, òdlomakSerbo-Croatian
  • fragmentSwedish
  • துண்டுTamil
  • parça, kırıntı, kısım, bölüm, fragmanTurkish

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