One never knows where or when or how they will fracture, but they invariably do.
He was Tasered several times but he was still able to grab a baton from a police officer and fracture her arm.
Loss of empire—and particularly the arrival of former subjects from Asia and Africa—threatened to fracture that identity.
What does it mean, apart from the very nature of fracture, to have a literature of Europe?
Facebook has—to fracture an old phrase—just closed the barn door after a billion cows already departed the premises.
If the fracture is accompanied with severe bleeding, stop the flow first before attending to the fracture.
On the inside the fracture in the bar was half an inch wide.
The displacement of the upper fragment seems to depend upon the attitude of the limb at the moment of fracture.
fracture of the collar bone is one of the commonest accidents.
The breaking of a connecting-rod, or its disconnection by the loss of cotters, fracture of the straps, &c.
fracture frac·ture (frāk'chər)
The act or process of breaking.
A break, rupture, or crack, especially in bone or cartilage.
A break or rupture in bone tissue. ◇ A comminuted fracture results in more than two fragments. ◇ Although most fractures are caused by a direct blow or sudden, twisting force, stress fractures result from repetitive physical activity. ◇ In an incomplete fracture, the fracture line does not completely traverse the bone.