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Fraction

Fraction

WordNet



noun


(1)   A small part or item forming a piece of a whole
(2)   The quotient of two rational numbers
(3)   A component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process

verb


(4)   Perform a division
"Can you divide 49 by seven?"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From Middle English fraccioun (a breaking), from Anglo-Norman, from , from , pp. .

Noun



  1. a part of a whole, especially a comparatively small part.
  2. a ratio of two integers, the numerator and the denominator, usually written one above the other and separated by a vinculum (horizontal bar)
  3. a component of a mixture, separated by fractionation.
  4. In a eucharistic service, the breaking of the host.

Noun



  1. fraction (small amount)
  2. fraction
  3. fraction, breakup