fragment
Pronunciation
  • (noun) IPA: /ˈfɹæɡmənt/
  • (verb) IPA: /fɹæɡˈmɛnt/, /ˈfɹæɡmɛnt/
Noun

fragment (plural fragments)

  1. A part broken off; a small, detached portion; an imperfect part, either physically or not
    a fragment of an ancient writing
    I heard a small fragment of the conversation.
  2. (grammar) A sentence not containing a subject or a predicate.
  3. (computing) An incomplete portion of code.
  4. (internet) A portion of a URL referring to a subordinate resource (such as a specific point on a web page), introduced by the # sign.
    The URL www.example.com/home#recent ends with a fragment.
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fragment (fragments, present participle fragmenting; past and past participle fragmented)

  1. (intransitive) To break apart.
  2. (transitive) To cause to be broken into pieces.
  3. (transitive, computing) To break up and disperse (a file) into non-contiguous areas of a disk.
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