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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fragment  \Frag"ment\,  n.  [L.  fragmentum  fr  frangere  to  break: 
  cf  F.  fragment.  See  {Break},  v.  t.] 
  A  part  broken  off  a  small  detached  portion;  an  imperfect 
  part  as  a  fragment  of  an  ancient  writing. 
 
  Gather  up  the  fragments  that  remain.  --John  vi  12. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fragment 
  n  1:  a  piece  broken  off  of  something  else;  "a  fragment  of  rock" 
  2:  a  broken  piece  of  a  brittle  artifact  [syn:  {shard},  {sherd}] 
  v  :  break  into  pieces;  "The  plate  fragmented"  [syn:  {break  up}, 
  {fragmentize}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  fragment 
 
  {fragmentaton} 
 
 




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