**fraction** as a noun: - 1
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as a verb: - 1

## fraction

noun

### 1 fraction

A component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process.

Roget 84:
number,
symbol,
numeral,
figure,
cipher,
digit,
integer;
counter;
round number;
formula;
function;
series.
sum,
difference,
complement,
subtrahend;
product;
multiplicand,
multiplier,
**
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multiplicator^{†};
coefficient,
multiple;
dividend,
divisor,
factor,
quotient,
submultiple* [Math.]*;
fraction,
rational number;
surd,
irrational number;
transcendental number;
mixed number,
complex number,
complex conjugate;
numerator,
denominator;
decimal,
circulating decimal,
repetend;
common measure,
aliquot part;
prime number,
prime,
relative prime,
prime factor,
prime pair;
reciprocal;
totient^{†}.
binary number,
octal number,
hexadecimal number* [Comp.]*.
permutation,
combination,
variation;
election.
ratio,
proportion,
comparison
*etc.*
**464**;
progression;
arithmetical progression,
geometrical progression,
harmonical progression^{†};
percentage,
permilage.
**
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figurate numbers^{†},
pyramidal numbers,
polygonal numbers.
power,
root,
exponent,
index,
logarithm,
antilogarithm;
modulus,
base.
differential,
integral,
fluxion^{†},
fluent.
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Roget 51:
part,
portion;
dose;
item,
particular;
aught,
any;
division,
ward;
subdivision,
section;
chapter,
clause,
count,
paragraph,
verse;
article,
passage;
sector,
segment;
fraction,
fragment;
cantle,
frustum;
detachment,
parcel.
piece* [Fr.]*,
lump,
bit cut,
cutting;
chip,
chunk,
collop^{†},
slice,
scale;
lamina
*etc.*
**204**;
small part;
morsel,
particle
*etc.*
**
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*(smallness)*
**32**;
installment,
dividend;
share
*etc.*
*(allotment)*
**786**.
debris,
odds and ends,
oddments,
detritus;
excerpta^{†};
member,
limb,
lobe,
lobule,
arm,
wing,
scion,
branch,
bough,
joint,
link,
offshoot,
ramification,
twig,
bush,
spray,
sprig;
runner;
leaf,
leaflet;
stump;
component part
*etc.*
**56**;
sarmentum^{†}.
compartment;
department
*etc.*
*(class)*
**75**;
county
*etc.*
*(region)*
**181**.
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Roget 32:
smallness
*etc.*
*adj.;*
littleness
*etc.*
*(small size)*
**193**;
tenuity;
paucity;
fewness
*etc.*
*(small number)*
**103**;
meanness,
insignificance
*(unimportance)*
**643**;
mediocrity,
moderation.
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small quantity,
modicum,
trace,
hint,
minimum;
vanishing point;
material point,
atom,
particle,
molecule,
corpuscle,
point,
speck,
dot,
mote,
jot,
iota,
ace;
minutiae,
details;
look,
thought,
idea,
soupcon,
dab,
dight^{†},
whit,
tittle,
shade,
shadow;
spark,
scintilla,
gleam;
touch,
cast;
grain,
scruple,
granule,
globule,
minim,
sup,
sip,
sop,
spice,
drop,
droplet,
sprinkling,
dash,
**
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morceau^{†},
screed,
smack,
tinge,
tincture;
inch,
patch,
scantling,
tatter,
cantlet^{†},
flitter,
gobbet^{†},
mite,
bit,
morsel,
crumb,
seed,
fritter,
shive^{†};
snip,
snippet;
snick^{†},
snack,
snatch,
slip,
scrag^{†};
chip,
chipping;
shiver,
sliver,
driblet,
clipping,
paring,
shaving,
hair.
nutshell;
thimbleful,
spoonful,
handful,
capful,
mouthful;
fragment;
fraction
*etc.*
*(part)*
**51**;
drop in the ocean.
animalcule
**
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*etc.*
**193**.
trifle
*etc.*
*(unimportant thing)*
**643**;
mere nothing,
next to nothing;
hardly anything;
just enough to swear by;
the shadow of a shade.
finiteness,
finite quantity.
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Roget 100a:
fraction,
fractional part;
part
*etc.*
**51**.

### 2 fraction

A small part or item forming a piece of a whole.

Dutch: breuk, fractie

Polish: wycinek

### 3 fraction

The quotient of two rational numbers.

Polish: uĊamek

verb

### 1 fraction

Perform a division.

*synonym:* divide.

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