fracture by contrecoup n.
[frak-cher] /ˈfræk tʃər/ noun 1. the breaking of a bone, cartilage, or the like, or the resulting condition. Compare , , , , . 2. the act of breaking; state of being broken. 3. a break, breach, or split. 4. the characteristic manner of breaking: a material of unpredictable fracture. 5. the characteristic appearance of […]
noun, Oceanography. 1. a long, narrow rift on the ocean floor, separating areas of differing depth: where such a zone crosses a mid-ocean ridge, it displaces the ridge by faulting.
[frak-tuh s] /ˈfræk təs/ adjective, Meteorology. (of a cloud) 1. containing small, individual elements that have a ragged appearance.
communications Frame Relay Access Device. Frame Relay access device