fractionation of a liquid by distillation
Fractional distillation is the separation of a mixture into its component parts, or fractions, such as in separating chemical compounds by their boiling point by heating them to a temperature at which one or more fractions of the compound will vaporize. It is a special type of distillation. Generally the component parts boil at less than 25 °C from each other under a pressure of one atmosphere. If the difference in boiling points is greater than 25 °C, a simple distillation is used.
The numerical value of fractional distillation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of fractional distillation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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