fragment fragment  /f ˈræɡ mənt/


  1. (n) a piece broken off or cut off of something else
  2. (n) a broken piece of a brittle artifact
  3. (n) an incomplete piece
  4. (v) break or cause to break into pieces


  1. This is something that has deliberately self mutilated as it were, that's the last maimed fragment of Voldemort's soul.
  2. Finally he found one that with the omission of three short words fit the fragment: Mark 6:52-53.
  3. No one knows whether this front-loaded calendar will make for early decisions or whether the large fields will fragment the results until later in the game.


  1. Video: These New Puritans: "Fragment Two"

    British art rockers These New Puritans have shared the video for "Fragment Two" off Field of Reeds . Directed by Daniel Askill and created with the Creators Project , the slow-moving clip finds the musicians performing on a dark, icy plain, with mountains in the distance, before crossing through a pristine church to a pretty stunning nighttime cityscape. Revisit Laura Snapes' interview with the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Pitchfork

  2. Study Measures Changes In Brain Proteins In Alzheimer's Patients For First Time

    April Flowers for - Your Universe Online A significant and potentially pivotal difference between the brains of patients with an inherited form of Alzheimer's disease and healthy family members who do not have it has been measured by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Researchers have long known that a protein fragment called amyloid beta builds up ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  3. Man Struck By Bullet Fragment During Attempted Robbery

    A man was hit by a bullet fragment during an attempted robbery late Wednesday night in south Nashville.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: News Channel 5 Nashville


  1. "We've got a choice to make," Nash said. "Are we going to come together and make the most of the situation and give ourselves a chance, or are we going to cry about it and fragment and splinter and not give ourselves a chance?"
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Steve Nash Source: USA Today

  2. "This would also fragment your search advertising and display advertising strategies and the ecosystem surrounding them. This would undermine the reliance on your display advertising business to fuel future growth," Ballmer wrote.
    on May 3, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source: Computerworld

  3. "President Mbeki actions appear to be protecting Mr. Mugabe, and to be working hand in glove with him at times while he, Mugabe, uses violent means to fragment and weaken the opposition," Khalilzad said.
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Zalmay Khalilzad Source: The Age

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