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Definition of Fraction

Fraction

  1. The act of breaking, or state of being broken, especially by violence.
  2. A portion; a fragment.
  3. One or more aliquot parts of a unit or whole number; an expression for a definite portion of a unit or magnitude.
  4. To separate by means of, or to subject to, fractional distillation or crystallization; to fractionate; -- frequently used with out; as, to fraction out a certain grade of oil from pretroleum.

Fraction Quotations

To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

A significant fraction of evangelical voters appear more likely to ignore the candidates' specific economic and foreign policy platforms in favor of concerns about gay marriage or abortion.
Lawrence M. Krauss

When enough people care about autism or diabetes or global warming, it helps everyone, even if only a tiny fraction actively participate.
Seth Godin

To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
Andre Breton
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Fraction Translations

fraction in Dutch is breuk, fractie
fraction in French is fraction, bout, cassure
fraction in German is Bruch
fraction in Italian is frattura, pezzettino, frazione
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