Associations to the word «Fragmentation»


FRAGMENTATION, noun. The act of fragmenting or something fragmented; disintegration.
FRAGMENTATION, noun. The process by which fragments of an exploding bomb scatter.
FRAGMENTATION, noun. (computing) The breaking up and dispersal of a file into non-contiguous areas of a disk.
FRAGMENTATION, noun. (computing) The breaking up of a data packet when larger than the transmission unit of a network.
FRAGMENTATION BOMB, noun. (military) An antipersonnel bomb that scatters shrapnel when it explodes
FRAGMENTATION GRENADE, noun. (military) An anti-personnel weapon, thrown or otherwise propelled, designed to disperse shrapnel upon exploding.
FRAGMENTATION GRENADES, noun. Plural of fragmentation grenade

Dictionary definition

FRAGMENTATION, noun. Separating something into fine particles.
FRAGMENTATION, noun. The disintegration of social norms governing behavior and thought and social relationships.
FRAGMENTATION, noun. (computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk; "fragmentation slows system performance because it takes extra time to locate and assemble the parts of the fragmented file".
FRAGMENTATION, noun. The scattering of bomb fragments after the bomb explodes.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King