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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.

frac·tion·a·tion

(frăk′shə-nā′shən)
The separation of a chemical compound into components, as by distillation or crystallization.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fractionation - a process that uses heat to separate a substance into its components
destructive distillation - heating a solid substance in a closed container and collecting the volatile products
fractional distillation - fractionation of a liquid by distillation
industrial process - a systematic series of mechanical or chemical operations that produce or manufacture something
2.fractionation - separation into portions
division - the act or process of dividing
Translations

frac·tion·a·tion

n. fraccionamiento, 1. administración de un curso de terapia durante un período extendido de tiempo para disminuir daño radioactivo 2. separación de una mezcla y sus componentes.