fragment

See also: Fragment

EnglishEdit

 
Fragments of a vessel
 
A mirror frame fragment

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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.
    • 2006, Michael Mahemoff, Ajax Design Patterns, O'Reilly Media, →ISBN, page 523:
      Unique URLs requires you to make like an information architect and do some URL design work. Possibly, you'll be controlling only the fragment identifier rather than the entire URL, but even the fragment identifier has usability implications.

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VerbEdit

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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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

fragment m (plural fragments)

  1. a fragment

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fragmentum.

NounEdit

fragment m

  1. fragment (portion or segment of an object)

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Further readingEdit

  • fragment in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • fragment in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /frɑxˈmɛnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: frag‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

NounEdit

fragment n (plural fragmenten, diminutive fragmentje n)

  1. a fragment, broken portion
  2. a fragment, part of a work (whether due to selection or incompleteness)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

fragment m (plural fragments)

  1. fragment

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  • Turkish: fragman

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum

NounEdit

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

  1. a fragment

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum

NounEdit

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

  1. a fragment

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PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

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NounEdit

fragment m inan

  1. fragment, excerpt, passage
    Synonym: urywek

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Further readingEdit

  • fragment in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • fragment in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French fragment and its source, Latin fragmentum.

NounEdit

fragment n (plural fragmente)

  1. fragment

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

fràgment m (Cyrillic spelling фра̀гмент)

  1. fragment

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • fragment” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fragmentum.

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NounEdit

fragment n

  1. a fragment

DeclensionEdit

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

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