fragmentize

Definitions

  • A few kitchen utensils and accessories excavated at Jamestown: a ladle, brass pan, knife blades, fork, kettle fragments, spout, colander fragments, and pot hooks
    A few kitchen utensils and accessories excavated at Jamestown: a ladle, brass pan, knife blades, fork, kettle fragments, spout, colander fragments, and pot hooks
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fragmentize break or cause to break into pieces "The plate fragmented"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Reconstructed wineglasses and wineglass fragments in the Jamestown collection Reconstructed wineglasses and wineglass fragments in the Jamestown collection
Note the makers’ marks or seals on the wineglass fragments. Only a few English wineglasses bearing 17th-century makers’ seals have been found in America Note the makers’ marks or seals on the wineglass fragments. Only a few English wineglasses bearing 17th-century...
Glass wine bottles unearthed at Jamestown ranging in date from 1640 to 1690. Thousands of fragments of these bottles have been recovered Glass wine bottles unearthed at Jamestown ranging in date from 1640 to 1690. Thousands of fragments of these bottles...
A few of many tools unearthed at Jamestown which were used for timbering: felling axes, a hewing axe, adze, hatchet, wedge, and saw fragment A few of many tools unearthed at Jamestown which were used for timbering: felling axes, a hewing axe, adze, hatchet,...
Artifacts found near the site of the Jamestown glasshouse which was in operation as early as 1608: a small melting pot, part of a working hole, fragment from large melting pot, cullet (broken or refuse glass shown in lower left corner), and green glass fragments (lower center and lower right) Artifacts found near the site of the Jamestown glasshouse which was in operation as early as 1608: a small melting...
Lead and copper pipes, kettle fragments, a brass spigot, and other items found which may have been used for brewing or distilling purposes Lead and copper pipes, kettle fragments, a brass spigot, and other items found which may have been used for brewing...
Earthenware milk pan, brass ladle, funnel fragment, and other items found which relate to dairying and cheesemaking Earthenware milk pan, brass ladle, funnel fragment, and other items found which relate to dairying and cheesemaking
A few items unearthed at Jamestown which were used by doctors and apothecaries. Included are drug jars, ointment pot, bleeding bowl, mortar and pestle fragments, glass vials, and portions of surgical instruments A few items unearthed at Jamestown which were used by doctors and apothecaries. Included are drug jars, ointment pot,...

Quotations

  • Nadine Gordimer
    Nadine%20Gordimer
    “Exile as a mode of genius no longer exists; in place of Joyce we have the fragments of work appearing in Index on Censorship.”
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence%20Sterne
    “I am persuaded that every time a man smiles, but much more so when he laughs, it adds something to this fragment of life.”
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean%20Baudrillard
    “Every woman is like a time-zone. She is a nocturnal fragment of your journey. She brings you unflaggingly closer to the next night.”
  • Henry Miller
    Henry%20Miller
    “We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets -- we remember only.”
  • Elizabeth Wilson
    Elizabeth Wilson
    “Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective, and recognizes only difference, never inequality, only fragments, never conflict.”
  • Derek Walcott
    Derek Walcott
    “Break a vase, and the love that reassembles the fragments is stronger than that love which took its symmetry for granted when it was whole.”

Usage

In literature:

Some are very ancient, or at least contain fragments of more ancient Puranas.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
Beneath the mournful relics were fragments of decayed cloth.
"The Wings of the Morning" by Louis Tracy
It fell, instead, with a loud crash on the pavement, and broke into a thousand fragments.
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
It contained three long fragments of paper, a thick, expensive, highly glazed paper.
"The Man with the Clubfoot" by Valentine Williams
The celestials worship with reverence those fragments of the thunderbolt.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
And then the mighty-armed Partha cut off Karna's bow into fragments.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
In this tomb were found fragments of human bone apparently burnt.
"Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders" by T. Eric Peet
Swinny noticed that the hearth was strewn with the fragments of torn letters.
"The Tysons" by May Sinclair
The interpretation of this Fragment is not easy.
"Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus" by Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Tossed up at our very feet is a dried fragment of sponge, which doubtless the unkind waves tore from its rocky bed.
"Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20)" by Various
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In poetry:

Marble fragment, freed at last
From thy prison of the past,
By a spade-thrust brought to light
After centuries of night,--
Let me take thee in my hand,
And thy legend understand.
"Conjugi Carissimae" by John Lawson Stoddard
From such a frolic head 'twas shorn!
('Tis but five years since he was born.)
Not sunlight scampering over corn
Were merrier thing.
A child? A fragment of the morn,
A piece of Spring!
"A Child's Hair" by William Watson
Best beloved of ancient stories
Are our Diarmid's woes to me.
Like a mist, by breezes broken,
So this tale of olden glories
Floats in fragments, as a token
Of the song of Ireland's sea.
"Preface To Diarmid's Story" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell
A silent stream winds darkly through the shade,
And slowly gains the Tigris, where 't is lost;
By a forgotten prince, of old, 't was made,
And, in its course, full many a fragment crost
"Midnight" by Maria Gowen Brooks
"Ye winds," she cried, "still heave the lab'ring deep,
The mountain shake, the howling forest rend;
Still dash the shiv'ring fragments from the steep,
Nor for a wretch like me the storm suspend.
"Euphelia" by Helen Maria Williams
"Whole coat-tails, four; stray fragments, several score;
A heap of spectacles; a deaf man's trumpet;
Six lawyers' briefs; seven pocket-handkerchiefs;
Twelve canes wherewith the owners used to stump it;
"How To Not Settle It" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

I Say Innovation, You Say Fragmentation .
Researchers Tackle Android Fragmentation , Find 4,000 Devices.
The study cited increased activity among tech companies buying up players in the fragmented cloud and social media markets, which have moved to center stage with announced and completed initial public offerings (IPOs).
Foster Care, Part One: State Aims to Fix ' Fragmented ' Health Care System for Kids.
Government fragmentation has long been torn between two competing interests.
Social Media's Impact on How Brands Connect to the Fragmented Consumer.
The fragmented world of DRM.
"You have to be careful with that word, fragmentation ," he said.
Fragmentation , however, means that you have an app and it runs on one device but not the other, he said.
Q&A: A Closer Look at Syria's Fragmented Opposition.
Has fragmentation made you media agnostic.
Japan politics could fragment further on road to two-party system.
Ai Weiwei, one of China's most prolific and provocative artists, has an exhibit called "Fragments" at the Freer/Sackler Gallery.
Longmont police on Wednesday afternoon found a military-grade fragmentation grenade and a smoke grenade in the trunk of a car they stopped near 21st Avenue and Terry Street.
The company says the chance of metal fragments making their way into the food is low.
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In science:

We refer to [6, 8] for more information on the “tagged fragment” process in self-similar fragmentations.
Fluctuations for the number of records on subtrees of the Continuum Random Tree
More precisely, we identify the fragment that is maximal in the following sense: regular simple path queries can be evaluated in polynomial time for every regular language L that belongs to this fragment and evaluation is NP-complete for languages outside this fragment.
A Trichotomy for Regular Simple Path Queries on Graphs
Following the absorption of a photon, the excited molecule can dissociate into several channels. A channel describes a fragmentation of the system into several (possibly excited) fragments whose relative motion is described by a superposition of incoming and outgoing spherical waves.
Photodissociation in Quantum Chaotic Systems: Random Matrix Theory of Cross-Section Fluctuations
Whereas states that the behavior of different observables as a function of the fragment multiplicity excludes a thermal origin of the fragments in it has been argued that data show a first order phase transition between a liquid and a gaseous phase.
Thermodynamics - a valuable approach to multifragmentation?
If the disintegration of the nucleus is instantaneous each nucleon keeps its momentum and one expects an average fragment kinetic energy of 3/5EF independent of the fragment size , where EF is the Fermi energy.
Thermodynamics - a valuable approach to multifragmentation?
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