Fragment and Piece


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Fragment noun – A broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete.
Usage example: charred fragments of the exploded rocket were scattered over a huge area of ground

Piece is a synonym for fragment in part topic. In some cases you can use "Piece" instead a noun "Fragment", when it comes to topics like sliver, portion, section, hunk. popular alternative
Nearby Words: fragmented, fragmentary, fragmentize, fragmentation, fragmentized
Synonyms for Fragment


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Piece noun – A broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete.
Usage example: a piece of stone fell from the crumbling wall

Fragment is a synonym for piece in bit topic. You can use "Fragment" instead a noun "Piece", if it concerns topics such as part, sliver, portion, section. popular alternative
Nearby Words: pieced, piecework, piecing
Synonyms for Piece

How words are described

brief brief fragment brief piece
short short fragment short piece
original original fragment original piece
single single fragment single piece
Other adjectives: sharp, small, powerful, entire, large, big, tiny, key, new, advanced, missing, final, broken, mysterious, remaining, next, last, different, biggest.

Both words in one sentence

  • Once the judges saw Stouffer's book was a terribly written piece of wall fragment, they dropped the case as fast as it came.
  • Came from the Sky It turns out to be a piece of kryptonite, carrying spores of Kyrptonian mushrooms that can cancel out the gravity of a white dwarf star fragment.
  • Useful Notes / The Silent Age of Animation Katsudō Shashin (Moving Picture), or the "Matsumoto fragment" (1907-1911): a 3 second long piece of animation by an unknown artist, considered to be the earliest known piece of Japanese animation.
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