Noun Definition

fracture

1.Definition: (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

Related Noun(s):faulting, break, shift, fault

Category: Objects

2.Definition: breaking of hard tissue such as bone

"It was a nasty fracture", "The break seems to have been caused by a fall"

Related Noun(s):break

Category: General

3.Definition: the act of cracking something

Related Noun(s):crack

Category: General