from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To break or become broken into fragments.

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  • v. break or cause to break into pieces


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  • A nanosecond later a small charge would explode, thus releasing the tungsten rod within, which being heavier and harder, would fly into the crew compartment, shatter and fragmentize, quickly wounding, disabling, or simply slaughtering the human beings and any delicate electronic equipment inside.

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  • It is the most oppressed, the weakest of these individuals who would be threatened by any attempts to fragmentize the effective scope of the Declaration.

    René Cassin - Nobel Lecture


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