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frac·tion·ate

 (frăk′shə-nāt′)
v. frac·tion·at·ed, frac·tion·at·ing, frac·tion·ates
v.tr.
1. To divide or separate into parts; break up: "In the post-Watergate era, power has been fractionated on Capitol Hill" (Evan Thomas).
2. To separate (a chemical mixture) into components, as by distillation or crystallization.
v.intr.
1. To divide or separate into parts: "Languages have an extraordinary capacity to fractionate into mutually unintelligible dialects" (Robin Dunbar).
2. To undergo chemical separation, as by distillation or crystallization.

frac′tion·a′tion n.
frac′tion·a′tor n.

fractionate

(ˈfrækʃəˌneɪt)
vb
1. (Chemistry) to separate or cause to separate into constituents or into fractions containing concentrated constituents
2. (Chemistry) (tr) chem to obtain (a constituent of a mixture) by a fractional process
ˌfractionˈation n
ˈfractionˌator n

frac•tion•ate

(ˈfræk ʃəˌneɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to separate or divide into component parts.
2. to separate (a mixture) into ingredients or into portions having different properties.
3. to obtain by such a process.
[1865–70]
frac`tion•a′tion, n.
frac′tion•a`tor, n.

fractionate


Past participle: fractionated
Gerund: fractionating

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fractionate - separate into constituents or fractions containing concentrated constituents
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
separate - divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
2.fractionate - obtain by a fractional process
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
separate - divide into components or constituents; "Separate the wheat from the chaff"
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