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Noun: fragment  frag-munt
  1. A piece broken off or cut off of something else
    "a fragment of rock"
     
  2. A broken piece of a brittle artifact
    - shard, sherd
     
  3. An incomplete piece
    "fragments of a play"
Verb: fragment  frag-munt
  1. Break or cause to break into pieces
    "The plate fragmented";
    - break up, fragmentize, fragmentise [Brit]

Derived forms: fragmenting, fragments, fragmented

Type of: break, come apart, fall apart, part, piece, separate, split up

Encyclopedia: Fragment