March 26, 2019
Learner's Word of the Day
fragment /ˈfrægmənt/ noun
fragment
/ˈfrægmənt/
noun

plural fragments

Tools and bone fragments were found at the site.
Tools and bone fragments were found at the site.
Learner's definition of FRAGMENT

[count]

1 : a broken part or piece of something

  • bone fragments

  • a pottery fragment

  • The dish lay in fragments on the floor.

2 : an incomplete part

  • I could only hear fragments of their conversation.

— see also SENTENCE FRAGMENT

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