fractional

[ frak-shuh-nl ]SEE DEFINITION OF fractional
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRACTIONAL

A fractional second of hesitation could not be permitted him.

For one fractional part of a second the stars and skies were blotted out.

Small quantities are made by using a fractional part of this recipe.

The resulting alcohol is separated by fractional distillation.

It is possible that they do get a second as it were fractional life in us.

No order is allowed to contain a fractional part of a penny.

No interest to be allowed on any fractional part of a pound.

When the people cannot get up a whole holiday, they will have a fractional one.

I do not like a fractional life, one which seizes some parts and discards others.

We see indeed that fractional parts of a teamland can be conceived.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, from fraction + -al (1).

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