What does fragment mean?

Definitions for fragment
ˈfræg mənt; ˈfræg mənt, -mɛnt, frægˈmɛntfrag·ment

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce fragment?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Indian

How to say fragment in sign language?

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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

Examples of fragment in a Sentence

  1. Josep Maria Trigo-Rodríguez:

    The tidal effect on an asteroid, which rapidly rotates under the gravitational field of a planet, can fragment these objects or release large rocks from its surface, which could then become dangerous projectiles at a local scale, such as the one that fell in Chelyabinsk, Russia.

  2. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton:

    It's just a very brief fragment where Mr. Clark and one of the officers are encountering each other, and then they disappear from sight and there is no other view of them until one of the officers after, there's no audio, but it appears after the shot was fired one of the officers comes back into the camera view.

  3. Kerry Lathan:

    I have a bullet in my back. Fragment in it broke off near my spine, they say if we take it out, there's a possibility you could be paralyzed.

  4. Peter Hiscock:

    This fragment is small, but it’s very distinctive, it has a smooth surface, a high polish, that doesn’t occur naturally. It doesn’t occur by accident. Someone has to sit and grind the edge in order to make an axe.

  5. Tharman Shanmugaratnam:

    The far-reaching effects of digitalization are stimulating a fundamental re-think of the role of banks, in most advanced financial centers, we are starting with two digital full bank licenses, so as not to fragment Singapore's small domestic retail banking market.

Images & Illustrations of fragment

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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
  • 分段Chinese

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