[ noun ] a piece broken off of something else
"a fragment of rock"
Used in print(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)
In the liquid phase runs the amount of carbon_tetrachloride in each reaction tube was determined by weighing the tube before opening and weighing the fragments after emptying .(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)
And , when the slat finally shatters , we see him count the fragments , all the while muttering , `` He loves me , he loves me not '' .
[ noun ] a broken piece of a brittle artifact
Used in print(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
Johnson unwired the right_hand door , whose window was , like the left one , merely loosely taped fragments of glass , and Johnson wadded himself into a narrow seat made still more narrow by three cases of beer .