Fraction

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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, ...
  • Fraction (mathematics): A fraction (from fractus, "broken") represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts. a fraction describes how ...
  • Fractionation: divided during a phase transition , into a number of smaller quantities (fraction s) in which the composition varies according to a gradient . ...
  • Algebraic fraction: In algebra , an algebraic fraction is a fraction whose numerator and denominator are algebraic expression s. algebraic fractions are \frac ...
  • Fractional distillation: Fractional distillation is the separation of a mixture into its component parts, or fractions , such as in separating chemical compound s ...
  • Fraction (religion): The Fraction is the ceremonial act of breaking the consecrated bread during the Eucharist ic rite in some Christian denominations. ...
  • Fraction (chemistry): A fraction in chemistry is a quantity collected from a sample or batch of a substance in a fractionating separation process . ...

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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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