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Definitions of fragment

  1. A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part; as, a fragment of an ancient writing. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. break or cause to break into pieces; "The plate fragmented"; "I don't want to break up the group" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an incomplete piece; "fragments of a play" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. A part broken off from a whole; an imperfect part. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A piece broken off: an unfinished portion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Piece broken off; unfinished portion. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A part broken off; a small detached portion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A part broken off; a small detached portion; anything left unfinished. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A part broken off; a small detached portion; an imperfect part. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Fragmental. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Usage examples for fragment

  1. The fragment is clad in brown tweed, and Little wore brown tweed: that is all very well; but the marine was found dressed from head to foot in Shifty Dick's very clothes. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  2. By what miracle was the fragment of roof still held in place over the room which it sheltered? – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
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