(cause to) break or crack
"it was a nasty fracture"
"the break seems to have been caused by a fall"
"they built it right over a geological fault"
"he studied the faulting of the earth's crust"
"This writer really fractures the language"
"fracture the balance of power"
"The pothole fractured a bolt on the axle"
"The tibia fractured from the blow of the iron pipe"
"She broke her clavicle"
"I broke my foot while playing hockey"
I fell upon a large round timber and fractured two ribs.
出自： M. Cutler