Definitions for fractionally

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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.)

Wiktionary

  1. fractionally(Adverb)

    In a fractional manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fractionally(adverb)

    by fractions or separate portions; as, to distill a liquid fractionally, that is, so as to separate different portions

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