HyperDic: fraction

English > 4 senses of the word fraction:
NOUNsubstancefractiona component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
artifactfractiona small part or item forming a piece of a whole
quantityfractionthe quotient of two rational numbers
VERBcognitionfraction, divideperform a division
fraction > pronunciation
Soundsfrae'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > fraction: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process.
Broaderchemical, chemical substanceMaterial produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
Spanishfracción
Verbsfractionateobtain by a fractional process
English > fraction: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small part or item forming a piece of a whole.
Broaderpart, portionSomething less than the whole of a human artifact
Spanishfracción, parte
Adjectivesfractionalconstituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety
English > fraction: 4 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe quotient of two rational numbers.
Narrowercommon fraction, simple fractionThe quotient of two integers
complex fraction, compound fractionA fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator
continued fractionA fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction and so on
improper fractionA fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator
mantissa, fixed-point partThe positive fractional part of the representation of a logarithm
proper fractionA fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator
Broaderrational number, rationalAn integer or a fraction
Spanishfracción, quebrado
Catalanfracció
Verbsfractionperform a division
English > fraction: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningPerform a division.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymdivide
CategoryarithmeticThe branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations
Narrowerhalvedivide by two
quarterdivide by four
Broadercalculate, cipher, cypher, compute, work out, reckon, figuremake a mathematical calculation or computation
Oppositemultiplycombine by multiplication
Spanishdividir, fraccionar
Catalandividir, fraccionar
Nounsfractionthe quotient of two rational numbers

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