Found 3 items, similar to Fracture.
English → Indonesian
keretakan, rekahan, retakan
English → English
n 1: breaking of hard tissue such as bone; “it was a nasty
; “the break seems to have been caused by a
2: (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the
displacement of one side with respect to the other; “they
built it right over a geological fault”
, geological fault
3: the act of cracking something [syn: crack
v 1: violate or abuse; “This writer really fractures the
2: interrupt, break, or destroy; “fracture the balance of
3: break into pieces; “The pothole fractured a bolt on the
4: become fractured; “The tibia fractured from the blow of the
5: break (a bone); “She broke her clavicle”
6: fracture a bone of; “I broke my foot while playing hockey”
English → English
(?; 135), n. [L. fractura, fr. frangere,
fractum, to break: cf. F. fracture. See Fraction
1. The act of breaking or snapping asunder; rupture; breach.
2. (Surg.) The breaking of a bone.
3. (Min.) The texture of a freshly broken surface; as, a
compact fracture; an even, hackly, or conchoidal fracture.
(Surg.), a fracture in which the bone
is broken into several parts.
(Surg.), a fracture of the bone
combined with the lesion of some artery, nervous trunk, or
(Surg.), a fracture in which there is an
open wound from the surface down to the fracture.
(Surg.), a fracture in which the bone only
is ruptured. It does not communicate with the surface by
an open wound.
Usage: These words denote different kinds of breaking,
according to the objects to which they are applied.
Fracture is applied to hard substances; as, the
fracture of a bone. Rupture is oftener applied to soft
substances; as, the rupture of a blood vessel. It is
also used figuratively. “To be an enemy and once to
have been a friend, does it not embitter the
(?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fractured
(#; 135); p. pr. & vb. n.. Fracturing
.] [Cf. F. fracturer.]
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.