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## Synonyms for fractions

*noun*

**part**

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## Word Origin & History

late 14c., originally in the mathematical sense, from Anglo-French fraccioun (Old French fraccion, 12c., "breaking") and directly from Late Latin fractionem (nominative fractio) "a breaking," especially into pieces, noun of action from past participle stem of Latin frangere "to break," from PIE root *bhreg- "to break" (cf. Sanskrit (giri)-bhraj "breaking-forth (out of the mountains);" Gothic brikan, Old English brecan "to break;" Lithuanian brasketi "crash, crack;" Old Irish braigim "break" wind). Meaning "a breaking or dividing" is from early 15c.; sense of "broken off piece, fragment," is from c.1600.

## Example Sentences for fractions

Further, each particle will have the appearance of being equal with the fractions.

Now, fractions of a millisecond later, the Lady May was directly in line.

We have herds of fractions of men, acting as fractions of men and not as human beings.

On fractionating, the melting-points of the fractions were found to lie between 146° and 153°.

"You'll have no fractions at my side anyhow," says the Pope.

Well, all about them—how to add and multiply, and subtract and divide, and fractions.

Of course, fractions are not allowed, nor any tricks whatever.

It was quite wonderful to see how Sonny Boy learned spelling and fractions.

The placing of all fractions in their order in line, in column, or for battle.

If his fractions get into a snarl Who straightens the tangles for Karl?