Sparse vs Fragmented - What's the difference?

sparse | fragmented |


As adjectives the difference between sparse and fragmented

is that sparse is having widely spaced intervals while fragmented is broken into fragments.

As verbs the difference between sparse and fragmented

is that sparse is (obsolete) to scatter; to disperse while fragmented is (fragment).

sparse

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Having widely spaced intervals.
  • Not dense; meager.
  • Derived terms

    * sparse array * sparse index * sparse matrix

    Verb

    (spars)
  • (obsolete) To scatter; to disperse.
  • (Spenser)

    Anagrams

    * * * * * * * ----

    fragmented

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (fragment)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • broken into fragments
  • composed of fragments
  • Anagrams

    *