Definition of Fraction:

  1. (in the Christian Church) the breaking of the Eucharistic bread.

  2. Numerical quantity that is not a whole number.

  3. A numerical quantity that is not a whole number (e.g. 1/2, 0.5).

  4. Each of the portions into which a mixture may be separated by a process in which the individual components behave differently according to their physical properties.

  5. Homogeneous component of a mixture that can be separated in relatively pure from other components by certain processes such as centrifugation, crystallization, distillation, and filtration.

  6. A small or tiny part, amount, or proportion of something.

Synonyms of Fraction

Tiny part, Small part, Fragment, Snippet, Snatch, Smattering, Selection, Gaussian integer, Adjunct, Algebraic number, Arithmetical proportion, Cardinal, Cardinal number, Complex number, Component, Contingent, Continued fraction, Cross section, Defective number, Detachment, Detail, Division, Dole, Even number, Finite number, Geometric ratio, Harmonic proportion, Imaginary number, Impair, Improper fraction, Infinity, Installment, Integer, Irrational, Irrational number, Item, Mixed number, Ordinal, Pair, Parcel, Part, Particular, Percent, Percentage, Polygonal number, Portion, Prime number, Proportion, Pure imaginary, Quadrant, Quarter, Quota, Quotum, Random sample, Rate, Ratio, Rational, Rational number, Real, Real number, Rectangular number, Remainder, Round number, Rule of three, Sample, Sampling, Section, Sector, Segment, Serial number, Share, Subdivision, Subgroup, Subspecies, Surd, Transcendental number, Transfinite number, Whole number

How to use Fraction in a sentence?

  1. He hesitated for a fraction of a second.
  2. The third fraction contain alcohols with boiling points of 120–130°C.
  3. The Mathematics Computation subtest assesses skills in computing with whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and algebraic equations.

Meaning of Fraction & Fraction Definition