Definition of Fragmentary

1. Adjective. Consisting of small disconnected parts. "Fragmentary remains"

Exact synonyms: Fragmental
Similar to: Fractional
Derivative terms: Fragment, Fragment, Fragment, Fragment, Fragment, Fragment



Definition of Fragmentary

1. a. Composed of fragments, or broken pieces; disconnected; not complete or entire.

Definition of Fragmentary

1. Adjective. Consisting of fragments; disconnected; scattered. ¹

2. Adjective. (geology) Composed of the fragments of other rocks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fragmentary

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Fragmentary

1. 1. Composed of fragments, or broken pieces; disconnected; not complete or entire. 2. Composed of the fragments of other rocks. Origin: Cf. F. Fragmentaire. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fragmentary

fragilocyte
fragilocytosis
fragipan
fragipans
fragment
fragment reaction
fragment shader
fragment shaders
fragmentable
fragmentak
fragmental
fragmentally
fragmentals
fragmentarily
fragmentariness
fragmentary (current term)
fragmentate
fragmentated
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fragmentation myocarditis
fragmentation of habitat
fragmentation of the myocardium
fragmentations
fragmented
fragmentedly

Literary usage of Fragmentary

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1. Publications by University of Pennsylvania University Museum. Babylonian Section (1919)
"... fragmentary; brown with black spots; sun-dried. Insc. 9 (Obv.) io (Rev. ... sun-dried; light brown; fragmentary. Obv. defaced. Insc. Rev. 12 li. ..."

2. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"fragmentary BLUE Why make so much of fragmentary blue In here and there a bird or butterfly Or flower or wearing-stone or open eye, When heaven presents in ..."

3. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"fragmentary BLUE Why make so much of fragmentary blue In here and there a bird or butterfly Or flower or wearing-stone or open eye, When heaven presents in ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1920)
"fragmentary NATURE OF THE MESSAGES. The fragmentary character of the messages was often or nearly always superficially evident in the Piper phenomena. ..."

5. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1903)
"fragmentary Materials.—Under this title may be included all the substances which, driven tip into the air by volcanic explosions, fall in solid form to the ..."

6. Improvement of the Understanding: Ethics and Correspondence of Benedict de by Benedictus de Spinoza (1901)
"Falsity consists in the privation of knowledge, which inadequate, fragmentary, or confused ideas involve. Proof.— There is nothing positive in ideas, ..."

7. Italy by John Stevens Cabot Abbott, Wilfred C. Lay (1882)
"CHAPTER XXVI fragmentary ITALY FROM AD 1400 TO AD 1600 Dawn of the ... Great European Monarchies—fragmentary Italy—Leo I. —French Conquests—Spanish ..."

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