The definition of a fragment is a small piece of something larger.(noun)
Fragment is defined as a piece of something that wasn’t finished.(noun)
An example of a fragment is an unfinished letter.
Fragment means to break something into smaller pieces.(verb)
An example of fragment is to break a cookie up into pieces to share.
See fragment in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L fragmentum < frangere, break
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See fragment in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin fragmentum
Origin: , from frangere, frag-, to break; see bhreg- in Indo-European roots.
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