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Definition of Fracture


  1. The act of breaking or snapping asunder; rupture; breach.
  2. The breaking of a bone.
  3. The texture of a freshly broken surface; as, a compact fracture; an even, hackly, or conchoidal fracture.
  4. To cause a fracture or fractures in; to break; to burst asunder; to crack; to separate the continuous parts of; as, to fracture a bone; to fracture the skull.

Fracture Translations

fracture in Dutch is breuk, gotisch lettertype
fracture in French is fracturent, cassure, fracturez, fracture
fracture in German is Bruch, Knochenbruch
fracture in Italian is frattura delle ossa, frattura
fracture in Norwegian is brudd
fracture in Portuguese is fratura
fracture in Spanish is quebradura, fractura
fracture in Swedish is benbrott, brott, krossa, bryta