**fraction ***noun *

^{ 1 } ` part/amount `

__ ADJ. __** large, significant, sizeable, substantial | mere, small, tiny ***A mere fraction of available wind energy is currently utilized. *

__ PREP. __** ~ of ***Why not grow your own fruit at a fraction of the price? *

__ PHRASES __** just/only a fraction ***The average income is high, though many people earn just a fraction of that average. *

^{ 2 } ` exact part of a number `

__ ADJ. __** vulgar | decimal | improper ***11/8 is an improper fraction, equivalent to one and three-eighths. *

__ VERB + FRACTION __** express sth as ***Express 25% as a fraction. *