common fraction

nounthe quotient of two integers• Syn: ↑simple fraction• Hypernyms: ↑fraction• Hyponyms:↑onehalf, ↑half, ↑onethird, ↑third, ↑tierce, ↑twothirds, ↑onefourth, ↑fourth, ↑onequarter, ↑quarter, ↑fourth part, ↑twentyfive percent, ↑quartern, ↑threefourths, ↑threequarters, ↑onefifth, ↑fifth, ↑fifth part, ↑twenty percent, ↑onesixth, ↑sixth, ↑oneseventh, ↑seventh, ↑oneeighth, ↑eighth, ↑oneninth, ↑ninth, ↑onetenth, ↑tenth, ↑tenth part, ↑ten percent, ↑onetwelfth, ↑twelfth, ↑twelfth part, ↑duodecimal, ↑onesixteenth, ↑sixteenth, ↑sixteenth part, ↑onethirtysecond, ↑thirtysecond, ↑thirtysecond part, ↑onesixtieth, ↑sixtieth, ↑onesixtyfourth, ↑sixtyfourth, ↑onehundredth, ↑hundredth, ↑one percent, ↑onethousandth, ↑thousandth, ↑onetenthousandth, ↑tenthousandth, ↑onehundredthousandth, ↑onemillionth, ↑millionth, ↑onehundredmillionth, ↑onebillionth, ↑billionth, ↑onetrillionth, ↑trillionth, ↑onequadrillionth, ↑quadrillionth, ↑onequintillionth, ↑quintillionth
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Common fraction — Fraction Frac tion, n. [F. fraction, L. fractio a breaking, fr. frangere, fractum, to break. See {Break}.] 1. The act of breaking, or state of being broken, especially by violence. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Neither can the natural body of Christ be… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
common fraction — noun count TECHNICAL a FRACTION written as one number above a line and another number below the line, instead of as numbers separated by a DECIMAL POINT: VULGAR FRACTION … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
common fraction — n. a fraction whose numerator and denominator are both whole numbers: cf. COMPLEX FRACTION, DECIMAL … English World dictionary
common fraction — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms common fraction : singular common fraction plural common fractions maths a fraction written as one number above a line and another number below the line, instead of as numbers separated by a decimal point. ¾ is … English dictionary
common fraction — fraction which is not combined with a whole number, simple fraction … English contemporary dictionary
common fraction — Arith. a fraction represented as a numerator above and a denominator below a horizontal or diagonal line. Also called vulgar fraction. Cf. decimal fraction, mixed number. [1890 95] * * * … Universalium
common fraction — noun Date: 1823 a fraction (as 1/2 or 3/4) in which the numerator and denominator are both integers and are separated by a horizontal or slanted line compare decimal fraction … New Collegiate Dictionary
common fraction — noun A fraction in the form of one integer divided by another, non zero, integer. Syn: vulgar fraction … Wiktionary
common fraction — noun (C) AmE a fraction 1 (2) that is shown by a number above and a number below a line, such as 1/4, rather than as a decimal 2; vulgar fraction 1 (2) BrE … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
common fraction — /kɒmən ˈfrækʃən / (say komuhn frakshuhn) noun Mathematics a fraction having the numerator above and the denominator below a horizontal or diagonal line (opposed to decimal fraction) … Australian English dictionary