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piece

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1 a broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete
  • A piece of stone fell from the crumbling wall.
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2 a literary, musical, or artistic production
  • presented a new interpretation of the piece by Mozart
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3 a portable weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder
  • set the safety on the piece
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4 something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group
  • Ben believes his piece of the profits should be higher.
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part, portion, piece, member, division, section, segment, fragment mean something less than the whole. part is a general term appropriate when indefiniteness is required.
    • they ran only part of the way
portion implies an assigned or allotted part.
    • cut the pie into six portions
piece applies to a separate or detached part of a whole.
    • a puzzle with 500 pieces
member suggests one of the functional units composing a body.
    • a structural member
division applies to a large or diversified part.
    • the manufacturing division of the company
section applies to a relatively small or uniform part.
    • the entertainment section of the newspaper
segment applies to a part separated or marked out by or as if by natural lines of cleavage.
    • the retired segment of the population
fragment applies to a part produced by or as if by breaking off.
    • only a fragment of the play still exists

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