fraction

[ frak-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF fraction

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRACTION

And her heart for the fraction of a second seemed to stand still too.

For a fraction of a second I had one glimpse of the animal through the brush.

The banded colors were there for a minute fraction of a second.

Is there not a certain glow of triumph in taming such a fraction?

For what we have received from our ancestors is only a fraction of what we are, or may become.

I can't begin to tell you; in fact, I've explored only a fraction.

The 'fraction' ain't 'ignited' yet and the doctors are worried.

Half an hour later he seemed but a fraction of his usual size.

Men of such indomitable initiative, though not rare, are but a fraction.

Our own, at the present maximum, was a fraction over seventy-seven.

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