fragmentation


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Synonyms for fragmentation

separating something into fine particles

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the disintegration of social norms governing behavior and thought and social relationships

(computer science) the condition of a file that is broken up and stored in many different locations on a magnetic disk

the scattering of bomb fragments after the bomb explodes

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It also seems that there are time-sequences when global economic processes require the establishment of larger territorial states (for example the constitution of the Ottoman or of the Habsburg states, or the unification of Germany and Italy in the 19th century), followed by periods of political fragmentation (the emergence of nation-states all over Eastern Europe between 1830 and 1918-23), followed by political and economic standardization of larger clusters of countries (the Cold-War division of Europe into two antagonistic power-blocs), replaced again with political fragmentation (Eastern Europe and the Soviet space after the collapse of Communism).
These examples demonstrate that fragmentation cannot be described from a static perspective.
A good indication of the fragmentation of the social sciences is the increasing number of specialized journals.
It will require reams and reams of numbers to visualize what is happening during fragmentation in a meaningful manner.
Wright (1984) stated that rehabilitation counseling suffers fragmentation like no other profession and is going in all different directions.
There are some reasons to do the fragmentation of the database in distributed systems [OV95]:
Create fragmentation reports on index fragmentation and index memory usage
Given that jurisdictional fragmentation cannot be firmly cabined into the "early modern" period, and hence that this is no story about the "early modern" alone, one could well ask what might be at stake in writing the history of European colonialism as a history of jurisdictional fragmentation.
euro area countries and fragmentation in the rest of the currency union
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 18, 2014-Valeant awarded US FDA 510(k) approval for the VICTUS Femtosecond Laser Platform for laser-assisted lens fragmentation during cataract surgery
M2 PHARMA-July 18, 2014-Valeant awarded US FDA 510(k) approval for the VICTUS Femtosecond Laser Platform for laser-assisted lens fragmentation during cataract surgery
OpenSignalMaps has this to say in its report: "Device fragmentation is increasing, and with it the reach and density of the Android operating system.
International fragmentation of production; the impact of outsourcing on the Japanese economy.