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

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi