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Webster 1913 Edition


Fragment

Frag′ment

,
Noun.
[L.
fragmentum
, fr. frangere to break: cf. F.
fragment
. See
Break
,
Verb.
T.
]
A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part;
as, a
fragment
of an ancient writing
.
Gather up the
fragments
that remain.
John vi. 12.

Webster 1828 Edition


Fragment

FRAG'MENT

,
Noun.
[L. fragmentum, from frango, to break.]
1.
A part broken off; a piece separated from any thing by breaking.
Gather up the fragments that remain, that nothing is lost. John 6.
2.
A part separated from the rest; an imperfect part; as fragments of ancient writings.
3.
A small detached portion; as fragments of time.

Definition 2021


Fragment

Fragment

See also: fragment

German

Noun

Fragment n (genitive Fragments or Fragmentes, plural Fragmente)

  1. fragment

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fragment

fragment

See also: Fragment

English

A fragment [1] of a vessel
A fragment [1] of an ancient writing

Noun

fragment (plural fragments)

  1. A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part, either physically or not
    a fragment of an ancient writing
    I heard a small fragment of the conversation.
  2. (grammar) A sentence not containing a subject or a predicate.
  3. (computing) An incomplete portion of code.

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Verb

fragment (third-person singular simple present fragments, present participle fragmenting, simple past and past participle fragmented)

  1. (intransitive) To break apart.
  2. (transitive) To cause to be broken into pieces.
  3. (transitive, computing) To break up and disperse (a file) into non-contiguous areas of a disk.

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Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum (a fragment, remnant), from frangere (to break).

Noun

fragment m (plural fragments)

  1. a fragment

Czech

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

Noun

fragment m

  1. fragment (portion or segment of an object)

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: frag‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum (a fragment, remnant), from frangere (to break).

Noun

fragment n (plural fragmenten, diminutive fragmentje n)

  1. a fragment

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum (a fragment, remnant), from frangere (to break).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʁaɡ.mɑ̃/
  • Homophone: fragments
  • Hyphenation: frag‧ment

Noun

fragment m (plural fragments)

  1. fragment

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Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin fragmentum

Noun

fragment n (definite singular fragmentet, indefinite plural fragment or fragmenter, definite plural fragmenta or fragmentene)

  1. a fragment

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin fragmentum

Noun

fragment n (definite singular fragmentet, indefinite plural fragment, definite plural fragmenta)

  1. a fragment

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Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfraɡmɛnt/

Noun

fragment m inan

  1. fragment

Declension


Romanian

Etymology

Borrowing from French fragment and its source, Latin fragmentum.

Noun

fragment n (plural fragmente)

  1. fragment

Declension

Synonyms


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /frǎɡment/
  • Hyphenation: frag‧ment

Noun

fràgment m (Cyrillic spelling фра̀гмент)

  1. fragment

Declension

References

  • fragment” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

Pronunciation

Noun

fragment n

  1. a fragment

Declension

Related terms

  • fragmentarisk
  • fragmentera
  • fragmentering
  • fragmentisera
  • fragmentisering

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