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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Fracture (0.00953 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Fracture.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: fracture keretakan, rekahan, retakan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: fracture fracture n 1: breaking of hard tissue such as bone; “it was a nasty fracture”; “the break seems to have been caused by a fall” [syn: break] 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” [syn: fault, geological fault , shift, break] 3: the act of cracking something [syn: crack, cracking] v 1: violate or abuse; “This writer really fractures the language” 2: interrupt, break, or destroy; “fracture the balance of power” 3: break into pieces; “The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle” 4: become fractured; “The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe” 5: break (a bone); “She broke her clavicle” 6: fracture a bone of; “I broke my foot while playing hockey” [syn: break]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Fracture Fracture \Frac"ture\ (?; 135), n. [L. fractura, fr. frangere, fractum, to break: cf. F. fracture. See Fraction.] 1. The act of breaking or snapping asunder; rupture; breach. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) The breaking of a bone. [1913 Webster] 3. (Min.) The texture of a freshly broken surface; as, a compact fracture; an even, hackly, or conchoidal fracture. [1913 Webster] Comminuted fracture (Surg.), a fracture in which the bone is broken into several parts. Complicated fracture (Surg.), a fracture of the bone combined with the lesion of some artery, nervous trunk, or joint. Compound fracture (Surg.), a fracture in which there is an open wound from the surface down to the fracture. Simple fracture (Surg.), a fracture in which the bone only is ruptured. It does not communicate with the surface by an open wound. Syn: Fracture, Rupture. 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 rupture?” --South. [1913 Webster] Fracture \Frac"ture\ (?; 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. [1913 Webster]

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