Definition Of fragment


a small part broken or separated off something.

small fragments of pottery, glass, and tiles

break or cause to break into fragments.

his followers fragmented into sects

Example Of fragment

  • A break came in 2003 when a team returned to the hill and recovered several fragments of teeth and bone.

  • After a fracture, the broken fragments of bone usually separate to some degree.

  • Analysis of fragments of virus from preserved lung tissue samples suggest that it jumped to the human population from pigs.

  • And there is no documentary evidence that we will improve the quality of Government by fragmenting it and scattering it across the countryside, he said.

  • As the money-hungry youngsters fight to claim an early inheritance, Penelope embarks on a journey of peace and order to save the family that is fragmenting about her.

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