Examples of fraction in a Sentence
a fraction of an inch
if even a tiny fraction of that cookie broke off and fell into the delicate watch works, it could mess things up
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Like with a rocket ship, the trajectory set on the ground was critical; a fraction of a degree in the wrong direction could send me to a wildly different place.
But only a fraction of that amount has so far been transferred to the group, according to Saturday's report.
Atlantic Canada’s adult eel fishery, by contrast, includes around 400 license holders, 14 of them Indigenous, and is worth only a fraction of that.
But several top executives returned only a fraction of the money owed to the companies, a move to gain greater commissions, court records show.
Under the new rules, only a fraction of offshore profits will be subject to U.S. taxes—and at a rate of only 10.5%.
Two of them, Mr. Price’s OneTitle and Entitle Direct, have done so and cost less but have only a fraction of the market.
Local lenders have bought only a fraction of the $20 million offered at a daily central bank auction, while the dirham has remained little changed against the dollar and euro.
Dogs and agents hand-screen only a fraction of the packages.
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Origin and Etymology of fraction
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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