Textual thesaurus for "fracture"

(noun) crack, cracking

the act of cracking something

(noun) fault, faulting, geological fault, break, shift

(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

they built it right over a geological fault; he studied the faulting of the earth's crust

(noun) break

breaking of hard tissue such as bone

it was a nasty fracture; the break seems to have been caused by a fall

(verb) break

fracture a bone of

I broke my foot while playing hockey