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noun as in part

noun as in incomplete number

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High Frequency Trading (HFT) is a method used by financial institutions whereby stocks are traded in fractions of a second.

Apple claims to have improved the glare problem, but its results would have to be measured in fractions.

The last fractions were lighter in color and apparently much purer than the first.

The poison, if precipitated at all by lead acetate, must have gone down in one of the preceding fractions.

The filtrate B (p. 20) from which gallic acid was precipitated by sulphuric acid in four fractions was saved to examine for sugar.

This remedy was that same oyster-shell which is to be prescribed "fractions of the sextillionth or decillionth degree."

Take a master petroleum chemist, infinitely skilled in the separation of crude oil into its fractions.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fractions, such as: portion, chunk, half, division, cut, and end.

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