HyperDic: fragment

English > 4 senses of the word fragment:
NOUNobjectfragmenta piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
artifactfragment, shard, sherda broken piece of a brittle / brittle artifact
communicationfragmentan incomplete piece
VERBchangefragment, break up, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
fragment > pronunciation
Soundsfrae'gmahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > fragment: 4 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else.
Example"a fragment of rock"
Narrowerbit, chip, flake, fleck, scrapA small fragment of something broken ... / broken off from the whole
brickbatA fragment of brick used as a weapon
cinder, clinkerA fragment of incombustible matter left after a wood or coal or charcoal fire
clast(geology) a constituent fragment of a clastic rock
ember, coalA hot fragment of wood or coal that is left from a fire / fire / fire and is glowing or smoldering
filingA fragment rubbed off by the use of a file
paring, sliver, shavingA thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
restriction fragmentThe fragment of DNA that is produced by cleaving DNA with a restriction enzyme
scraping(usually plural) a fragment scraped off of something and collected
spall, spawlA fragment broken ... / broken off from the edge or face of stone or ore and having at least one thin edge
sparkA small fragment of a burning substance thrown out by burning material or by friction
Broaderpart, pieceA portion of a natural object
Spanishfragmento
Catalanfragment
Adjectivesfragmental, fragmentaryconsisting of small disconnected parts
Verbsfragment, fragmentizebreak or cause to break into pieces
English > fragment: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA broken piece of a brittle / brittle artifact.
Synonymsshard, sherd
NarrowerpotsherdA shard of pottery
BroaderpieceA separate part of a whole
Spanishañicos, casco, fragmento
Catalanfragment
Adjectivesfragmental, fragmentaryconsisting of small disconnected parts
Verbsfragmentbreak or cause to break into pieces
English > fragment: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn incomplete piece.
Example"fragments of a play"
Narrowersnatch, bitA small fragment
BroaderpieceAn artistic or literary composition
Adjectivesfragmental, fragmentaryconsisting of small disconnected parts
Verbsfragmentbreak or cause to break into pieces
English > fragment: 4 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningbreak or cause to break into pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody of something
Example"The plate fragmented"
Synonymsbreak up, fragmentize, fragmentise
Narroweratomize, atomiseBreak up into small particles
brecciatebreak into breccia
crumbbreak into crumbs
crushbreak into small pieces
grate, grindmake a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminuteReduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
poundbreak down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
ragbreak into lumps before sorting
splinter, sliverBreak up into splinters or slivers
sunderbreak apart or in two, using violence
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
Spanishfragmentarse, fragmentar
Catalanfragmentar-se, fragmentar, partir-se, partir, trencar-se, trencar
Nounsfragmenta broken piece of a brittle / brittle artifact
fragmentan incomplete piece
fragmenta piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
fragmentationseparating something into fine particles
fragmentationthe scattering of bomb fragments after the bomb explodes
fragmentation(computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk
fragmentationthe disintegration of social norms governing behavior and thought and social relationships

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