Definition of fragmentation in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfraɡmənˈtāSH(ə)n/


1The process or state of breaking or being broken into small or separate parts: the fragmentation of society into a collection of interest groups
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  • To my mind it is certainly correct that the government-imposed fragmentations are the cause of our current problems.
  • In these artists' hands, images of those individuals who walk the city on a daily basis are processed through filters and fragmentations into unrecognizable subjects.
  • The future is already potentially present in the shape of the blind spots and contradictions of the present - in its silences and exclusions, its conflicts and fragmentations.
1.1 Computing The storing of a file in separate areas of memory scattered throughout a hard disk.
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  • Similar to a disk defragmenter, Registry Compactor analyzes the Registry and checks for fragmentation.
  • In addition to data fragmentation, there is the issue of data completeness and quality.
  • Any data that is written to the drive after it is optimized will contribute to fragmentation of the drive.

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Syllabification: frag·men·ta·tion

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