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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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. 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.

  2. Arthur Georges:

    We used a bacterial artificial chromosome library to generate and verify sex specific sequence and probes that were important to determine the underlying sex of individuals, a BAC library is constructed by cutting up the dragon DNA, the whole genome, and inserting the fragments into bacterial colonies, one fragment per colony, so you can pull particular dragon sequence out at will.

  3. Pierre Corneille:

    Love is the extra effort we make in our dealings with those whom we do not like and once you understand that, you understand all. This idea that love overtakes you is nonsense. This is but a polite manifestation of sex. To love another you have to undertake some fragment of their destiny.

  4. Rafi Eitan:

    Rafi Eitan told Fox News Leland Vittert. Eventually, the man admitted he was Adolf Eichmann. With more derring-do, Rafi Eitan and his fellow commandoes spirited Eichmann out of Argentina and brought him back to Israel where he was tried, convicted and sentenced to death by hanging. ANCIENT CLAY JAR FRAGMENT DEPICTING GROTESQUE DEITY DISCOVERED IN JERUSALEMS CITY OF DAVID At a reunion for those involved in Eichmanns capture and trial some years ago, Rafi Eitan recalled Eichmanns capturewith a twinkle in Rafi Eitan eye. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP I was 51 years younger( then), but I am able and ready to do the same thing again.

  5. 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.

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Translations for fragment

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  • 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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