HyperDic: fracture

English > 9 senses of the word fracture:
VERBchangefractureviolate or abuse
creationfractureinterrupt, break / break, or destroy
changefracturebreak into pieces
bodyfracturebecome fractured / fractured
bodyfracturebreak (a bone)
bodyfracture, breakfracture a bone of
NOUNstatefracture, breakbreaking of hard tissue such as bone
objectfracture, fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, break(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
actfracture, crack, crackingthe act of cracking something
fracture > pronunciation
Soundsfrae'kcher; frae'ksher
Rhymesacupuncture ... welcher: 102 rhymes with cher...
Ashur ... Yorkshire: 36 rhymes with sher...
English > fracture: 9 senses > noun 1, state
Meaningbreaking of hard tissue such as bone.
Example"it was a nasty fracture"
Synonymbreak
Narrowercomminuted fracturefracture in which the bone is splintered or crushed
complete fracturebreak involving the entire width of the bone
compound fracture, open fracturebone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound
compression fracturefracture in which the bone collapses (especially in short bones such as vertebrae)
depressed fracturefracture of the skull where the bone is pushed in
displaced fracturefracture in which the two ends of the broken bone are separated from one another
fatigue fracture, stress fracturefracture resulting from excessive activity rather than a specific injury
hairline fracture, capillary fractureA fracture without separation of the fragments and the line of the break being very thin
impacted fracturefracture in which one broken end is wedged into the other broken end
incomplete fracturefracture that does not go across the entire width of the bone
simple fracture, closed fractureAn uncomplicated fracture in which the broken bones to not pierce the skin
Broaderinjury, hurt, harm, traumaAny physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
Spanishfractura, rotura
Catalanfractura
Verbsfracturefracture a bone of
fracturebreak (a bone)
fracturebecome fractured / fractured
fracturebreak into pieces
English > fracture: 9 senses > noun 2, object
Meaning(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other.
Synonymsfault, faulting, geological fault, shift, break
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
InstancesDenali FaultA major open geological fault in Alaska
San Andreas FaultA major geological fault in California
Partsfault line(geology) line determined by the intersection of a geological fault and the earth's surface
Narrowerinclined faultA geological fault in which one side is above the other
strike-slip faultA geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally
Broadercrack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissureA long narrow opening
Spanishfalla, fisura, fractura
Catalanfalla, fractura
Verbsfracturebreak into pieces
English > fracture: 9 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of cracking something.
Synonymscrack, cracking
Broaderbreakage, break, breakingThe act of breaking something
Spanishfractura, quebrantadura, rotura
Catalanesquerda, fractura
Verbsfracturefracture a bone of
fracturebreak (a bone)
fracturebreak into pieces
English > fracture: 9 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningviolate or abuse.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"This writer really fractures the language"
Broaderpervert, misuse, abusechange the inherent purpose or function of something
Spanishfracturar, quebrar
English > fracture: 9 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaninginterrupt, break / break, or destroy.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"fracture the balance of power"
Broaderdestroy, destructDo away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
English > fracture: 9 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningbreak into pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe girls fracture the wooden sticks; These glasses fracture easily
Example"The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle"
BroaderbreakDestroy the integrity of
Spanishfracturar
Catalanfracturar
Nounsfracturethe act of cracking something
fracture(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
fracturebreaking of hard tissue such as bone
English > fracture: 9 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningBecome fractured / fractured.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe wooden sticks fracture
Example"The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe"
Broaderbreak, break off, discontinue, stopprevent completion
Similar tofracturebreak (a bone)
Spanishfracturar
Catalanfracturar
Nounsfracturebreaking of hard tissue such as bone
English > fracture: 9 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningbreak (a bone).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Narrowerrefracturebreak (a bone) that was previously broken but mended in an abnormal way
Similar tofracture, breakfracture a bone of
fractureBecome fractured / fractured
Spanishfracturar, romper
Catalanfracturar, trencar
Nounsfracturethe act of cracking something
fracturebreaking of hard tissue such as bone
English > fracture: 9 senses > verb 6, body
Meaningfracture a bone of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he fracture his foot?
Synonymbreak
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Similar tofracturebreak (a bone)
Spanishfracturar
Catalanfracturar
Nounsfracturethe act of cracking something
fracturebreaking of hard tissue such as bone

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