Fragmentation may refer to:

In biology

* Fragmentation (reproduction), a form of asexual reproduction
* Fragmentation (cell biology)
* Habitat fragmentation


* Fragmentation (computer) a phenomenon of computer storage
* Fragmentation (economics), a process of globalisation
* Fragmentation (music), a compositional technique
* Fragmentation (sociology), in urban sociology
* Fragmentation (weaponry), a feature of explosive weaponry
* IP fragmentation, a process in computer networking
* In waste management, the breaking up waste materials; see Waste management

See also

* Divergence
* Fragment

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  • fragmentation — [ fragmɑ̃tasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1840; de fragmenter ♦ Action de fragmenter, fait de se fragmenter. ⇒ division, éclatement, segmentation. Fragmentation d une propriété en parcelles dispersées. Fragmentation du chromosome, interrompant la succession des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fragmentation — UK US /ˌfræɡmenˈteɪʃən/ noun [U] ► a situation in which an industry or business activity has many companies but no one company is more important than the others: »Industry fragmentation could end the company s dominance of the market. → See also… …   Financial and business terms

  • fragmentation — n. the act or process of separating something into small pieces or fine particles. Syn: atomization, atomisation. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fragmentation — (n.) 1881, from FRAGMENT (Cf. fragment) + ATION (Cf. ation). Fragmentation grenade attested from 1918 …   Etymology dictionary

  • fragmentation — fragmentation. См. фрагментация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Fragmentation — Fragmentation. См. Фрагментация. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • fragmentation — index decentralization Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fragmentation — ► NOUN ▪ the process of breaking or the state of being broken into fragments …   English terms dictionary

  • Fragmentation — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Fragmentation », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Le mot fragmentation désigne un… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fragmentation — branduolio skaidymas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. fragmentation of nucleus vok. Fragmentation, f; Kernzertrümmerung, f rus. расщепление ядра, n; фрагментация ядра, f pranc. fragmentation du noyau, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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