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Another word for fracture

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Verb
  1. To crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

      1. To cause to give up a habit:
      2. To exchange for smaller monetary units:
      3. To fail to conform to; violate:
      1. (Obsolete) Past participle of rive
      2. To burst open; split
      3. To cause to split open or break.
      1. To break or dismay (the heart, spirit, etc.)
      2. To break or distress (the spirit, for example).
      3. To break into pieces, as by a blow; cleave or split asunder.
      1. To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
      2. To break into pieces; smash or burst:
      3. To break or burst into pieces suddenly, as with a blow
      1. To cause (a sail) to flutter by sailing too close to the wind.
      2. To cause to break suddenly into fragments or splinters.
      3. To break into fragments or splinters; shatter.
      1. To break (something) into pieces suddenly, noisily, and violently; shatter.
      2. To break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow or collision:
      3. To break or shatter into pieces with noise or violence
      1. (Intransitive) To come apart into long sharp fragments.
      2. To cause to break apart into long sharp fragments.
      3. To break or split into thin, sharp pieces
      1. To break into two or more pieces or parts; sever:
      2. To become broken into parts or disunited.
      3. To dissolve (a connection or relationship):
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  2. To undergo partial breaking

      1. To cause to come into forceful contact with something, especially with a sharp sound:
      2. To crush (corn or wheat, for example) into small pieces.
      3. To cause to break without complete separation of parts:
      1. To form a crack or cleft or cause a crack or cleft in.
      1. To break apart or burst
      2. To affect with, undergo, or suffer a rupture
      3. To undergo or suffer a rupture:
      1. To separate, cut, or divide into two or more parts; cause to separate along the grain or length; break into layers
      2. To separate or break up through failure to agree, etc.
      3. To divide and share:
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Another word for fracture

Noun
  1. The act of breaking

  2. The result of being broken

      1. Break dancing.
      2. An escape:
      3. The result of breaking, as a crack, separation, or opening:
      1. Any hurt or injury to the feelings, honor, etc.
      2. An injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.
      3. An injury to an organism, especially one in which the skin or another external surface is torn, pierced, cut, or otherwise broken.
      1. A split or indentation between two parts, as of the chin.
      2. An opening made by or as by cleaving; crack; crevice
      3. A crack, crevice, or split.
      1. A moment; an instant:
      2. (Slang) Hard, pebblelike pieces of highly purified cocaine prepared for smoking: a highly potent and addictive form of cocaine
      3. A partial split or break; a fissure.
      1. The act of something that shatters.
      1. An opening made by a breakthrough, as in a wall, line of defense, etc.
      2. (Obs.) A breaking or being broken
      3. A break in friendly relations
      1. An arrangement of bowling pins left standing after a bowl, in which two or more pins remain standing with one or more pins between them knocked down.
      2. A single thickness of hide split horizontally
      3. A break; fissure; crack; tear
      1. A breaking off of friendly or peaceful relations, as between countries or individuals
      2. The process of breaking open or bursting.
      3. A break in friendly relations.
      1. The scattering of the fragments of an exploding bomb or other projectile.
      2. The act or process of breaking into fragments.
      3. (Computers) The scattering of parts of a file or files throughout a storage device, as when the operating system breaks up the file and fits it into the spaces left vacant by previously deleted files.
      1. A long narrow opening; a crack or cleft.
      2. (Anatomy) A normal groove or furrow, as in the liver or brain, that divides an organ into lobes or parts.
      3. (Medicine) A break in the skin, usually where it joins a mucous membrane, producing a cracklike sore or ulcer.
      1. (Obs.) Failure to have or do what is required; lack
      2. A mistake; an error:
      3. (Geology) A fracture in the continuity of a rock formation caused by a shifting or dislodging of the earth's crust, in which adjacent surfaces are displaced relative to one another and parallel to the plane of fracture.
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  3. A break in the skeletal system

Verb
      1. To cause to give up a habit:
      2. To fail to conform to; violate:
      3. To exchange for smaller monetary units:
      1. To break through (an obstacle) in order to win acceptance or acknowledgment:
      2. To cause to break with a sharp snapping sound:
      3. To cause to break without complete separation of parts:
      1. (Chem., Physics) To break (a molecule) into atoms or into smaller molecules
      2. To break or tear apart; burst; rend
      3. To separate or break up through failure to agree, etc.
      1. To cause the destruction or ruin of; destroy:
      2. To break into pieces; smash or burst:
      3. To break or burst into pieces suddenly, as with a blow
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