Definitions for fractionalˈfræk ʃə nl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

frac•tion•alˈfræk ʃə nl(adj.)

  1. pertaining to fractions; comprising a part or the parts of a unit; constituting a fraction:

    fractional numbers.

    Category: Math

  2. comparatively small; inconsiderable:

    The profit was fractional.

  3. of or pertaining to a process in which chemical mixtures are fractionated.

    Category: Chemistry

Origin of fractional:

1665–75

frac′tion•al•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fractional(adj)

    constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety

    "a fractional share of the vote"; "a partial dose"

Wiktionary

  1. fractional(Noun)

    An expression of a fractional number.

    In English, most ordinals double as fractionals u2014 "third", "fourth", and so on u2014 with the exception of "second", whose corresponding fractional is "half".

  2. fractional(Noun)

    Partial ownership of a property, such as real estate or a chartered airplane, such that each partial owner has use of the property for only a portion of the time.

    A fractional is much more expensive than a traditional timeshare, but to many people, it's worth it.

  3. fractional(Noun)

    Relating to a fraction in a material distillation or separation process.

  4. fractional(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a fraction.

  5. fractional(Adjective)

    Divided; fragmentary; incomplete.

  6. fractional(Adjective)

    Very small; minute.

  7. fractional(Adjective)

    Relating to a process or product of fractional distillation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fractional(adj)

    of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers

  2. Fractional(adj)

    relatively small; inconsiderable; insignificant; as, a fractional part of the population


Translations for fractional

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fractional(adjective)

very small

a fractional amount.

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