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Definitions and Synonyms of fraction | Another word for fraction | What is fraction?

Definition 1: a small part or item forming a piece of a whole - [noun denoting artifact]

(fraction is a kind of ...) something less than the whole of a human artifact

"the rear part of the house" "glue the two parts together"

Definition 2: the quotient of two rational numbers - [noun denoting quantity]

(fraction is a kind of ...) an integer or a fraction

(... is a kind of fraction ) the positive fractional part of the representation of a logarithm; in the expression log 643 = 2.808 the mantissa is .808

(... is a kind of fraction ) the quotient of two integers

(... is a kind of fraction ) a fraction whose numerator is larger than the denominator

(... is a kind of fraction ) a fraction with a numerator smaller than the denominator

(... is a kind of fraction ) a fraction with fractions in the numerator or denominator

(... is a kind of fraction ) a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction whose numerator is an integer and whose denominator is an integer plus a fraction and so on

Definition 3: a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process - [noun denoting substance]

(fraction is a kind of ...) material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules

Definition 4: perform a division - [verb of cognition]

Samples where fraction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Can you divide 49 by seven?

Synonyms for fraction in the sense of this definition

(fraction is a kind of ...) make a mathematical calculation or computation

(... is a kind of fraction ) divide by two; divide into halves

"Halve the cake"

(... is a kind of fraction ) divide by four; divide into quarters

(fraction belongs to category ...) the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations

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