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EtymologyEdit

From Old French, from Latin fractura (a breach, fracture, cleft), from frangere (to break), past participle fractus, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg-, from whence also English break. See fraction.

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fracture (plural fractures)

  1. The act of breaking, or something that has broken, especially that in bone or cartilage.
  2. (geology) A fault or crack in a rock.

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fracture (third-person singular simple present fractures, present participle fracturing, simple past and past participle fractured)

  1. to break, or cause something to break

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fractūra.

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fracture f (plural fractures)

  1. fracture

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fractūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of fractūrus

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fracture

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of fracturar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of fracturar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of fracturar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of fracturar.