Definition of 'fragment'
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A fragment of bone was found in a forest miles from a supposed burial site. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A nearby dig in 2012 discovered 481 bone fragments but none were human. The Sun (2016)The book is significant partly because it preserves fragments of many ancient works that are otherwise lost. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Only tiny fragments of it are heath or ancient woodland. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Where it had stood were just a few fragments of glass. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet some try hard for a small fragment of immortality. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At times it looked a bit fragmented and a struggle for us defensively. The Sun (2016)The bone fragment still preserves features of the brain that it once encased. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)Fragments of glass had cut my arms. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The programme is filled with archaeologists getting excited by small fragments of shell and bone. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Initial results showed fragments of loose bone around the ankle. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is perhaps sad that so many families fragment in times of grief instead of finding strength together. Know Your Own Mind (1991)The club has become a bit fragmented and we're fragile at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The technology is available to piece together the fragments, at least in part. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The narrative is pieced together in fragments, often very short. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Because of this the fragments have become mixed up, which is why the work has taken so long. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'fragment'
British English: fragment NOUN
A fragment of something is a small piece or part of it.
The only reminder of the shooting is a few fragments of metal in my shoulder.
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