FRACTURE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FRACTURE
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fracture
 v.  break into pieces; crack; destroy; violate or abuse
Classic Sentence:
1  The wounds of the face was superficial; the real injury was a depressed fracture of the skull, extending right up through the motor area.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
2  But Marius was forced to remain for two months more stretched out on a long chair, on account of the results called up by the fracture of his collar-bone.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER II—MARIUS, EMERGING FROM CIVIL WAR, MAKES READY F...
3  One broken baluster is placed on the pediment like a fractured leg.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—HOUGOMONT
4  The show-window had suddenly been fractured.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER III—JUST INDIGNATION OF A HAIR-DRESSER
5  And it caught my eye that the corner of the marble table near me was fractured.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IV
6  Dr. Halpin, assistant house surgeon of the City of Dublin Hospital, stated that the deceased had two lower ribs fractured and had sustained severe contusions of the right shoulder.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
7  In a neighboring hut lay Raevski's adjutant with a fractured wrist.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXX
8  In the Revolution of July, as in all progress accomplished by fits and starts, there had been secret fractures; these riots rendered them perceptible.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER I—THE SURFACE OF THE QUESTION
Example Sentence:
1  You are going to fracture the balance of power.
2  A rock face, so forbidding from a distance, shows fracture lines from close up: nothing is forever, everything changes.
3  He received a depressed skull fracture and a brain laceration from the collision.
4  He criticized some ignorant writers who fracture the language.
5  He suffered a hairline fracture of the right index finger.
6  At least one-third of all women over ninety have sustained a hip fracture.
7  The immense pressure causes the rock to fracture.
8  You've fractured a rib, maybe more than one.
9  They spoke a sort of fractured German.
10  Cracks and fractures are appearing in the ancient wall.
11  He had several injuries, including three fractures.
12  Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has created a surge of oil production from the Permian Basin, as drillers use water, chemicals and sand to crack open oil-bearing rocks deep underground.