fracture
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈfɹæk.tʃə/, /ˈfɹæk.tjə/
Noun

fracture (plural fractures)

  1. An instance of breaking, a place where something has broken.
  2. (medicine) A break in bone or cartilage.
  3. (geology) A fault or crack in a rock.
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fracture (fractures, present participle fracturing; past and past participle fractured)

  1. (ambitransitive) To break, or cause something to break.
  2. (transitive, slang) To amuse (a person) greatly; to split someone's sides.
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