fractional

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adjective frac·tion·al \ˈfrak-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of fractional

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being a fraction

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being fractional currency

  3. 3 :  relatively small :  inconsiderable

  4. 4 :  of, relating to, or involving a process for separating components of a mixture through differences in physical or chemical properties fractional distillation

fractionally

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Examples of fractional in a Sentence

  1. There has been a fractional rise in the price of the stock.

  2. There is only a fractional improvement in the new version.

1650

First Known Use of fractional

1650


FRACTIONAL Defined for English Language Learners

fractional

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adjective frac·tion·al \ˈfrak-shnəl, -shə-nəl\

Definition of fractional for English Language Learners

  • mathematics : of or relating to a fraction

  • : very small

  • : not complete


FRACTIONAL Defined for Kids

fractional

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adjective frac·tion·al \ˈfrak-shə-nəl\

Definition of fractional for Students

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being a fraction fractional numbers

  2. 2 :  fairly small fractional improvement


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fractional

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adjective frac·tion·al \-shən-əl, -shnəl\

Medical Definition of fractional

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving a process for separating components of a mixture through differences in physical or chemical properties fractional distillation


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