Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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simple fraction a fraction having whole numbers for both numerator and denominator.
simple fracture a bone fracture that does not tear through the skin or result in loose fragments.
simple interest interest computed on principal only, rather than on accrued interest plus principal. (Cf. compound interest.)
simple machine any of various devices that function in a manner basic to any machine, such as a lever, pulley, wedge, screw, or inclined plane.
simple sentence a sentence that has only one clause, such as "Early in the morning we waited for the bus".
simple-hearted lacking sophistication, guile, or artfulness.
simpleminded not complex or sophisticated. [3 definitions]