common fraction

noun
the quotient of two integers
Syn: ↑simple fraction
Hypernyms: ↑fraction
Hyponyms:
one-half, ↑half, ↑one-third, ↑third, ↑tierce, ↑two-thirds, ↑one-fourth, ↑fourth, ↑one-quarter, ↑quarter, ↑fourth part, ↑twenty-five percent, ↑quartern, ↑three-fourths, ↑three-quarters, ↑one-fifth, ↑fifth, ↑fifth part, ↑twenty percent, ↑one-sixth, ↑sixth, ↑one-seventh, ↑seventh, ↑one-eighth, ↑eighth, ↑one-ninth, ↑ninth, ↑one-tenth, ↑tenth, ↑tenth part, ↑ten percent, ↑one-twelfth, ↑twelfth, ↑twelfth part, ↑duodecimal, ↑one-sixteenth, ↑sixteenth, ↑sixteenth part, ↑one-thirty-second, ↑thirty-second, ↑thirty-second part, ↑one-sixtieth, ↑sixtieth, ↑one-sixty-fourth, ↑sixty-fourth, ↑one-hundredth, ↑hundredth, ↑one percent, ↑one-thousandth, ↑thousandth, ↑one-ten-thousandth, ↑ten-thousandth, ↑one-hundred-thousandth, ↑one-millionth, ↑millionth, ↑one-hundred-millionth, ↑one-billionth, ↑billionth, ↑one-trillionth, ↑trillionth, ↑one-quadrillionth, ↑quadrillionth, ↑one-quintillionth, ↑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

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