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fracture
used in The Mark of Athena

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Definition
a crack (or break) of a hard object — such as bone or rock; or the act of cracking or breaking
  • Fracture lines zigzagged from the point of impact, and suddenly the tank burst.
    p. 204.7
  • Stress fractures ran across the ceiling.
    p. 409.8
  • She recognized what the stress fractures in the ceiling meant, all emanating from a single point—the top of the stone arch just above her.
    p. 418.0
  • The Athena Parthenos remained undamaged, though the marble under its pedestal was a starburst of fractures.
    p. 561.2

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