An example of fracture is splitting a tree branch into two pieces.
An example of a fracture is a broken toe.
Fractured the delicate balance of power.
Ignorant writers who fracture the language.
A nonnative speaker who fractures the language.
Origin of fracture
- Middle English from Old French from Latin frāctūra from frāctus past participle of frangere to break bhreg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition