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Fraction Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a small part or item forming a piece of a whole
  • the quotient of two rational numbers
  • a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
  • perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process ,
  • a small part or item forming a piece of a whole ,
  • the quotient of two rational numbers

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Fraction'


  • Fraction: In common usage a fraction is any part of a unit. Fraction may also mean: Fraction (mathematics), one or more equal parts of something, e.g. three out
  • Mole fraction: In chemistry, the mole fraction or molar fraction () is defined as the amount of a constituent (expressed in moles), , divided by the total amount of all
  • Fraction (mathematics): A fraction (from Latin: fractus, "broken") represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts. When spoken in everyday English
  • Algebraic fraction: fraction is a fraction whose numerator and denominator are algebraic expressions. Two examples of algebraic fractions are and . Algebraic fractions are
  • Mass fraction: Mass fraction may refer to: Mass fraction (chemistry), the ratio or percentage of one substance out of the total Propellant mass fraction, the amount of
  • Ejection fraction: Ejection fraction (EF) is the fraction of outbound blood pumped from the heart with each heartbeat. It is commonly measured by echocardiogram and serves
  • Continued fraction: "Recurring fraction" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Repeating decimal. In mathematics, a continued fraction is an expression obtained
  • Fraction (religion): The Fraction is the ceremonial act of breaking the consecrated bread during the Eucharistic rite in some Christian denominations. In the Roman Rite
  • Partial fraction decomposition: In algebra, the partial fraction decomposition or partial fraction expansion of a rational fraction (that is a fraction such that the numerator and the
  • Fractionation: Fractionation is a separation process in which a certain quantity of a mixture (gas, solid, liquid, suspension or isotope) is divided during a phase transition

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* To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event. - Henri Cartier-Bresson


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Fraction Sample Sentences in News


  • Kelly Sue DeConnick, Matt Fraction land TV deal for 'Sex Criminals,' more
    Feb. 25, 2015 | 12:23 p.m. Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction are bringing their big ideas to the small screen. The married comic book duo has signed a deal with Universal TV to adapt some of their comic properties for television, as well as create original TV series concepts, an NBCUniversal spokesman confirmed Wednesday. Read more on this news related to 'Fraction'
  • Matt Fraction, Kelly Sue Deconnick ink deal to adapt Sex Criminals , other comics for TV
    Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue Deconnickâessentially the First Couple of comicsâare about to take on a new creative medium: television. According to Deadline , the couple has inked a two-year overall deal with Universal TV that will allow them to adapt some of their books for the small screen... Read more on this news related to 'Fraction'
  • Award-winning comic Sex Criminals is being adapted into a TV show
    Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's award-winning comic book series, Sex Criminals, is being adapted into a TV show, Deadline reports. Fraction and comic book writer Kelly Sue DeConnick — Fraction's wife — signed a two-year deal at Universal TV. Read more on this news related to 'Fraction'

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