Definitions of fracture:
  • noun:   the act of cracking something
  • noun:   breaking of hard tissue such as bone
    Example: "It was a nasty fracture"
  • noun:   (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
  • verb:   break into pieces
    Example: "The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle"
  • verb:   fracture a bone of
  • verb:   break (a bone)
  • verb:   become fractured
    Example: "The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe"
  • verb:   interrupt, break, or destroy
    Example: "Fracture the balance of power"
  • verb:   violate or abuse
    Example: "This writer really fractures the language"

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