HyperDic: fragmentation

English > 4 senses of the word fragmentation:
NOUNactfragmentation, atomization, atomisationseparating something into fine particles
statefragmentationthe disintegration of social norms governing behavior and thought and social relationships
processfragmentation(computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk
eventfragmentationthe scattering of bomb fragments after the bomb explodes
fragmentation > pronunciation
Soundsfrae.gmahntey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > fragmentation: 4 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningseparating something into fine particles.
Synonymsatomization, atomisation
BroaderdivisionThe act or process of dividing
Spanishatomización, fragmentació, fragmentación
Catalanatomització, fragmentació
Verbsfragmentbreak or cause to break into pieces
English > fragmentation: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe disintegration of social norms governing behavior and thought and social relationships.
Broaderdecomposition, disintegrationIn a decomposed state
Verbsfragmentbreak or cause to break into pieces
English > fragmentation: 4 senses > noun 3, process
Meaning(computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk.
Example"fragmentation slows system performance because it takes extra time to locate and assemble the parts of the fragmented file"
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderstorage(computer science) the process of storing information in a computer memory or on a magnetic ... / magnetic tape or disk
Spanishfragmentación
Catalanfragmentació
Verbsfragmentbreak or cause to break into pieces
English > fragmentation: 4 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningThe scattering of bomb fragments after the bomb explodes.
Broaderexplosion, detonation, blowupA violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
Spanishfragmentación
Verbsfragmentbreak or cause to break into pieces

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