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  Definition of Fragmentation
  1. separating something into fine particles
  2. the scattering of bomb fragments after the bomb explodes
  3. (computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk; "fragmentation slows system performance because it takes extra time to locate and assemble the parts of the fragmented file"
  4. the disintegration of social norms governing behavior and thought and social relationships
Similar Words: atomization, atomisation

 

Derivational Morphology: break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise, atomize, atomise

 

 
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