fragment

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English[edit]

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Fragments of a vessel
A mirror frame fragment

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum (a fragment, remnant), from frangere, present active infinitive of frangō (I break). See also fraction.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun) IPA(key): /ˈfɹæɡmənt/
  • (verb) IPA(key): /fɹæɡˈmɛnt/, /ˈfɹæɡmɛnt/

Noun[edit]

fragment (plural fragments)

  1. A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part, either physically or not
    • 2012, William Matthews, The Tragedy of Arthur[1], University of California Press, page 68:
      [] and two enormous Scottish poems, the Buik of Alexander, which has been improbably ascribed to Barbour, and Sir Gilbert Hay's Buik of Alexander the Conquerour; one nearly complete Prose Life of Alexander and fragments of four others; a stanzaic translation of the Fuerres de Gadres which survives only in a fragment, the Romance of Cassamus, and three separate translations of the Secreta Secretorum.
    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.
  4. (Internet) A portion of a URL referring to a subordinate resource (such as a specific point on a web page), introduced by the # sign.
    The URL www.example.com/home#recent ends with a fragment.

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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[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

fragment m (plural fragments)

  1. a fragment

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fragmentum.

Noun[edit]

fragment m

  1. fragment (portion or segment of an object)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: frag‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Noun[edit]

fragment n (plural fragmenten, diminutive fragmentje n)

  1. a fragment

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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fragment m (plural fragments)

  1. fragment

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a fragment

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum

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

  1. a fragment

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Polish[edit]

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Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

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Noun[edit]

fragment m inan

  1. fragment

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French fragment and its source, Latin fragmentum.

Noun[edit]

fragment n (plural fragmente)

  1. fragment

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

fràgment m (Cyrillic spelling фра̀гмент)

  1. fragment

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  • fragment” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

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Noun[edit]

fragment n

  1. a fragment

Declension[edit]

Declension of fragment 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fragment fragmentet fragment fragmenten
Genitive fragments fragmentets fragments fragmentens

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