Fragments of a vessel



  • A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part, either physically or not
  • A sentence not containing a subject or a predicate.
  • An incomplete portion of code.
  • A portion of a URL referring to a subordinate resource (such as a specific point on a web page), introduced by the # sign.


  • To break apart.
  • To cause to be broken into pieces.
  • To break up and disperse (a file) into non-contiguous areas of a disk.


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

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