Associations to the word «Fraction»


FRACTION, noun. A part of a whole, especially a comparatively small part.
FRACTION, noun. A ratio of two numbers, the numerator and the denominator, usually written one above the other and separated by a horizontal bar.
FRACTION, noun. (chemistry) A component of a mixture, separated by fractionation.
FRACTION, noun. In a eucharistic service, the breaking of the host.
FRACTION, noun. A small amount.
FRACTION, noun. The act of breaking, or state of being broken, especially by violence.
FRACTION, verb. To divide or break into fractions.

Dictionary definition

FRACTION, noun. A component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process.
FRACTION, noun. A small part or item forming a piece of a whole.
FRACTION, noun. The quotient of two rational numbers.
FRACTION, verb. Perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?".

Wise words

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