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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋfræktʃZ 〕


〔 ˊfræktʃә 〕

Overview of noun fracture

The noun fracture has 3 senses

  • fracture, break -- (breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall")

  • fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break -- ((geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; "they built it right over a geological fault"; "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust")

  • fracture, crack, cracking -- (the act of cracking something)

Overview of verb fracture

The verb fracture has 6 senses

  • fracture -- (violate or abuse; "This writer really fractures the language")

  • fracture -- (interrupt, break, or destroy; "fracture the balance of power")

  • fracture -- (break into pieces; "The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle")

  • fracture -- (become fractured; "The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe")

  • fracture -- (break (a bone); "She broke her clavicle")

  • fracture, break -- (fracture a bone of; "I broke my foot while playing hockey")