Meaning of fracture

Definition of fracture

(noun) breaking of hard tissue such as bone; "it was a nasty fracture"; "the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
(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"; "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust"
the act of cracking something
(verb) violate or abuse; "This writer really fractures the language"
interrupt, break, or destroy; "fracture the balance of power"
break into pieces; "The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle"
become fractured; "The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe"
break (a bone); "She broke her clavicle"
fracture a bone of; "I broke my foot while playing hockey"

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