fractions (plural noun)
  1. a numerical quantity that is not a whole number (e.g. 1/2, 0.5).
  2. a small or tiny part, amount, or proportion of something.
    "he hesitated for a fraction of a second" ·
    "her eyes widened a fraction"
    tiny part · small part · fragment · snippet · snatch · smattering ·
    selection · tiny amount · little · bit · touch · hint · soupçon · trifle · mite · scrap · dash · spot · modicum · shade · jot · smidgen · smidge · tad
    • a dissenting group within a larger one.
      "the dominant classes or fractions in capitalist societies"
  3. chemistry
    each of the portions into which a mixture may be separated according to a physical property such as boiling point or solubility.
    "the third fraction contain alcohols with boiling points of 120–130°C"
  4. (the Fraction)
    (in the Christian Church) the breaking of the Eucharistic bread.
    "the Fraction may be accompanied by the Agnus Dei"
late Middle English: via Old French from ecclesiastical Latin fractio(n-) ‘breaking (bread)’, from Latin frangere ‘to break’.
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How to use fraction in a sentence?
the volume fraction of the soil can then be derived as a function of L.
most humans use only a small fraction of their total useful brainpower.
the nylon filament necks down to a fraction of its original diameter.
the third fraction contain alcohols with boiling points of 120–130°C.
the dominant classes or fractions in capitalist societies.
a fraction of the mass of atomic nuclei is annihilated.
Canadian seafaring is a fraction of what it once was.
the fraction may be accompanied by the Agnus Dei.
a second-hand bus costs a fraction of a new one.
he hesitated for a fraction of a second.
her eyes widened a fraction.
How to say fraction in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)breuk, fraksie
Arabic (NOUN)الكسر, كسر, جزء, الكسور, كسور
Bangla ভগ্নাংশ
Bosnian (Latin) razlomak
Bulgarian (NOUN)фракция, дроб, дробта, част, частица, частта
Cantonese (Traditional) 分數
Catalan (NOUN)fracció
Chinese Simplified 分数
Chinese Traditional 分數
Croatian (NOUN)razlomak, frakcija, udio, djelić
Czech (NOUN)zlomek, frakce, podíl
Danish (NOUN)brøkdel, brøk, fraktion, brøken
Dutch (NOUN)Fractie, breuk, noemer
Estonian (NOUN)fraktsioon, murd
Filipino maliit na bahagi
Finnish (NOUN)murto, fraktio, halvempaa
German (NOUN)Bruchteil, Fraktion, Anteil
Greek (NOUN)κλάσμα
Haitian Creole fraksyon
Hebrew (NOUN)שבר, השבר, שבריר
Hindi (NOUN)अंश, भिन्न
Hmong Daw feem
Hungarian (NOUN)frakció, töredéke, törtet, hányad, törés, tört, nevező
Icelandic (NOUN)brot, broti
Indonesian (NOUN)fraksi, sepersekian
Italian (NOUN)frazione
Japanese (NOUN)分数, 端数, 割合, 小数, 一部分, 数分
Kiswahili (NOUN)Skiu, sehemu
Korean (NOUN)분수, 일부분, 소수로, 파편
Latvian (NOUN)daļskaitlis, frakcija, daļa, daļu
Lithuanian (NOUN)frakcija, trupmena
Malagasy ampahany.
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)pecahan
Maltese (NOUN)frazzjoni
Norwegian Bokmål brøk
Persian (NOUN)کسری, کسر
Polish (NOUN)ułamek, frakcji, ułamka, krótszym
Portuguese (NOUN)fração, fracção, frações
Querétaro Otomi fracción
Romanian (NOUN)fracţiune
Russian (NOUN)фракция, дробь, долю
Samoan vaega
Serbian (Cyrillic) разломак
Serbian (Latin) razlomak
Slovak (NOUN)zlomok, frakcie, podiel
Slovenian (NOUN)frakcija, ulomek, delček, del, delež
Spanish (NOUN)fracción
Swedish (NOUN)bråkdel, fraktion, bråk, bråktal, bråket, andel
Tamil பின்னம்
Telugu భిన్నం
Thai เศษส่วน
Tongan konga si'i pe ia
Turkish (NOUN)kesir, fraksiyonu, kesri, kısmını
Ukrainian (NOUN)фракції, частку, дріб, дробу, частина
Urdu (NOUN)کسر, حصہ
Vietnamese (NOUN)phần
Welsh (NOUN)ffracsiwn
Yucatec Maya fracción
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