atomization, atomisation, fragmentation(noun)
separating something into fine particles
the disintegration of social norms governing behavior and thought and social relationships
(computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk
"fragmentation slows system performance because it takes extra time to locate and assemble the parts of the fragmented file"
the scattering of bomb fragments after the bomb explodes
The act of fragmenting or something fragmented; disintegration.
The process by which fragments of an exploding bomb scatter.
The breaking up and dispersal of a file into non-contiguous areas of a disk.
The breaking up of a data packet when larger than the transmission unit of a network.
In computer storage, fragmentation is a phenomenon in which storage space is used inefficiently, reducing capacity and often performance. Fragmentation leads to storage space being "wasted", and the term also refers to the wasted space itself. There are three different but related forms of fragmentation: external fragmentation, internal fragmentation, and data fragmentation, which can be present in isolation or conjunction. Fragmentation is often accepted in return for improvements in speed or simplicity.
The numerical value of fragmentation in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of fragmentation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Fragmentation will be huge.
We have to take a deeper look at what causes - and aspects - of sleep fragmentation are most strongly associated with this type of brain damage.
There are three key drivers behind this deal: the ability to capture synergies, take advantage of massive market fragmentation and seize potential demand, we believe FSG is a great platform to achieve all these goals.
At this point in time we don’t have hard evidence that treating sleep fragmentation is going to make a big difference, we have to take a deeper look at what causes - and aspects - of sleep fragmentation are most strongly associated with this type of brain damage.
The divisive way in which boxing has developed is an object lesson in how not to effectively address the importance of organization, governance and commercial change, football faces intense competition from many other sports around the world and the last thing the sport needs is for a fragmentation of power, agreements and markets.
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- фрагментиране, разпръскване, фрагментация, раздробяванеBulgarian
- Fragmentierung, Zersplitterung, ZertrümmerungGerman
- sirpaloituminen, fragmentaatio, pirstoutuminen, fragmentoituminenFinnish
- csomagtördelés, töredezettségHungarian
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