Translation of "fraction" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈfræk.ʃən/

a number that results from dividing one whole number by another, or a small part of something

¼ and 0.25 are different ways of representing the same fraction. 1/4和0.25是同一分数的不同表达方式。
Although sexual and violent crimes have increased by 10%, they remain only a tiny/small fraction of the total number of crimes committed each year. 尽管性犯罪和暴力犯罪案件增长了10%,但它们在每年的罪案总数中所占比例仍然很小。
They can produce it at a fraction of the cost of (= much more cheaply than) traditional methods. 他们能够以大大低于传统方法的成本生产它。

(Translation of “fraction” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)