01. He broke his leg, and a [fragment] of bone was sticking out.
02. The little girl got [fragments] of glass in her eye when the windshield of the car was broken by a rock.
03. Grandma loves the Queen, and reads absolutely every little [fragment] of news about her.
04. Over the centuries, the Christian religion has [fragmented] into countless different churches, each with their own interpretation of the Bible.
05. The mechanic checked the filter for [fragments] of metal, which would indicate that the transmission was wearing out.
06. The bullet [fragments] on impact, sending bits of metal throughout the body.
07. Ralph Waldo Emerson once remarked that the wise man, the true friend, the finished character, we seek everywhere and only find in [fragments].
08. In April of 2005, a piece of a 31-year-old U.S. rocket body collided with a [fragment] from a more recently launched Chinese rocket stage about 530 miles above Earth.
09. Peanut butter meets federal safety standards if it contains no more than 210 insect [fragments] per 700 grams, which is equivalent to an average size jar of peanut butter.
10. The army is now using [fragmentation] bombs, which burst into tiny pieces upon explosion, spreading damage over a much wider area than conventional bombs.
11. The collapse of communism resulted in the [fragmentation] of the former Soviet Union.
12. Emile Durkheim maintained that because science is [fragmentary] and incomplete, advancing too slowly for impatient people, religion will continue to have an important explanatory role.
13. The young boy got a [fragment] of metal lodged in his head after falling from the second floor while playing at a construction site.
14. There is obviously not a single [fragment] of truth in the accused murderer's story.
15. They found some [fragments] of pottery believed to be over a thousand years old at the site.
16. A young woman unearthed a number of bone [fragments] of some kind of dinosaur while digging in the desert north of here.
17. Sand consists primarily of [fragments] of rocks.
18. [Fragments] of Buddhist statues dating back to the 8th century have been found in Laos.
19. David Suzuki has observed that communications and telecommunications [fragment] information, so we no longer recognize the interconnection of everything in the world.
20. Across the panda's range, habitat is [fragmented] into more than 20 isolated patches.
21. David Suzuki has remarked that science can only provide tiny [fragmented] insights into the natural world.
22. Over time, through weathering, rock is broken into smaller [fragments].
23. All that survives of the music of Ancient Greece are about 40 complete pieces or [fragments] of songs.
24. The [fragmentation] of old-growth forest breeding habitat has put various bird species in danger of extinction.

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  • Fragment — Fragment …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • fragment — [ fragmɑ̃ ] n. m. • v. 1500; frament v. 1250; lat. fragmentum 1 ♦ Morceau d une chose qui a été cassée, brisée. ⇒ bout, brisure, débris, éclat, miette, morceau; région. brique. Les fragments d un vase, d une statue antique. Fragment de roche.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fragment — FRAGMÉNT, fragmente, s.n. Bucată, parte, frântură, fracţiune dintr un tot; parte izolată dintr o scriere sau rest dintr o operă pierdută ori neterminată. – Din fr. fragment, lat. fragmentum. Trimis de zaraza joe, 28.03.2009. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • Fragment — Sn std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. frāgmentum, einer Ableitung von l. frangere (frāctum) brechen . Ersatzwort ist Bruchstück. Adjektiv: fragmentarisch; Abstraktum: Fraktion.    Ebenso nndl. fragment, ne. fragment, nfrz. fragment, ndn.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • fragment — fràgment m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA 1. dio koji je otkinut, odlomljen ili razbijen [fragment vaze]; ulomak 2. a. ulomak, dio literarnog, glazbenog djela, slike, skulpture i sl. promatran kao izdvojena cjelina [ovaj fragment knjige neobično je …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • fragment — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. fragmentncie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} wyodrębniona część większej całości, np. jakiegoś obiektu, rzadziej procesu; urywek, wycinek, wyjątek : {{/stl 7}}{{stl… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 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. [1913 Webster] Gather up the fragments that remain.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fragment — may refer to:*Fragment (computer graphics), all the data necessary to generate a pixel in the frame buffer *Language fragment, a subset of the group of proper sentences of a language * Fragments (Torchwood), an episode from the BBC TV series *… …   Wikipedia

  • Fragment — (lat. frangere brechen, frāgmentum, ‘(Bruch)Stück’, ‘Überbleibsel‘), teils auch deutsch Bruchstück, bezeichnet: in der Bildenden Kunst für eine unvollständige Plastik, ein Non finito in der Kunstgeschichte für ein nicht mehr vollständig… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fragment — [n] part, chip ace, atom, bit, bite, chunk, crumb, cut, end, fraction, gob*, grain, hunk, iota, job*, lump*, minim, morsel, particle, piece, portion, remnant, scrap, share, shiver, shred, slice, sliver, smithereen*; concept 835 Ant. entirety,… …   New thesaurus

  • fragment — Fragment. s. m. Morceau de quelque chose qui a esté cassé, brisé. Il ne se dit guere que des choses considerables, par leur prix, par leur rareté. Les fragments d un vase precieux, d une statuë. antique, d une colomne, d une inscription. Il se… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française