[fou-ling] /ˈfaʊ lɪŋ/
an encrusted deposit, especially on a submerged object, as the hull of a ship.
[fraj-uh l; British fraj-ahyl] /ˈfrædʒ əl; British ˈfrædʒ aɪl/ adjective 1. easily broken, shattered, or damaged; delicate; brittle; frail: a fragile ceramic container; a very fragile alliance. 2. vulnerably delicate, as in appearance: She has a fragile beauty. 3. lacking in substance or force; flimsy: a fragile excuse. /ˈfrædʒaɪl/ adjective 1. able to be broken […]
[frag-muh n-tid, -men-, frag-men-] /ˈfræg mən tɪd, -mɛn-, frægˈmɛn-/ adjective 1. reduced to . 2. existing or functioning as though broken into separate parts; disorganized; disunified: a fragmented personality; a fragmented society.
[fran-juh-buh l] /ˈfræn dʒə bəl/ adjective 1. easily broken; breakable: Most frangible toys are not suitable for young children. /ˈfrændʒɪbəl/ adjective 1. breakable or fragile adj. early 15c., from Middle French frangible, from Medieval Latin frangibilis, from Latin frangere “to break” (see fraction).
[fraw-juh-luh nt] /ˈfrɔ dʒə lənt/ adjective 1. characterized by, involving, or proceeding from , as actions, enterprise, methods, or gains: a fraudulent scheme to evade taxes. 2. given to or using , as a person; cheating; dishonest. /ˈfrɔːdjʊlənt/ adjective 1. acting with or having the intent to deceive 2. relating to or proceeding from fraud […]