Meaning of FRACTION in English

noun a portion; a fragment.

2. fraction ·noun the act of breaking, or state of being broken, especially by violence.

3. fraction ·noun one or more aliquot parts of a unit or whole number; an expression for a definite portion of a unit or magnitude.

4. fraction ·vt to separate by means of, or to subject to, fractional distillation or crystallization; to fractionate;

— frequently used with out; as, to fraction out a certain grade of oil from pretroleum.

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