Fr.: fragmentation de nuage
Process by which a → collapsing → giant molecular cloud breaks into dense → clumps, eventually bringing about → pre-stellar cores.
→ cloud; → fragmentation.
Generally, the process of breaking up into smaller parts. In particular, the splitting of a large molecular cloud into smaller, denser clumps. → cloud fragmentation.
From → fragmenta + -ation, a combination of -ate and -ion, used to form nouns from stems in -ate.
Latpâreš, verbal noun from latpâridan, → fragment.
Fr.: processus de fragmentation
The succession of physical events that results in the breaking of a → molecular cloud into several → fragments.
→ fragmentation; → process.