General English

General Science

  • noun a small piece of something
  • noun a piece of DNA, especially one cut by an enzyme
  • verb to break into pieces


  • noun a piece of information that has had to be split up into several smaller units of information before being sent over the Internet. The receiver will re-assemble these units into the correct order.


  • noun a piece which has broken off an object
  • verb to break up into separate parts