common fraction


common fraction

noun

Definition of COMMON FRACTION

:  a fraction (as 12 or 34) in which the numerator and denominator are both integers and are separated by a horizontal or slanted line — compare decimal fraction

First Known Use of COMMON FRACTION

1823

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