**fractional part** — index detail, segment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary

**Fractional part** — All real numbers can be written in the form n + r where n is an integer (the integer part) and the remaining fractional part r is a nonnegative real number less than one. For a positive number written in decimal notation, the fractional part… … Wikipedia

**fractional** — frac‧tion‧al [ˈfrækʆnəl] adjective 1. a fractional amount, change, gain etc is very small: • July s Consumer Price Index was 231.2, a fractional change from the 231 index reported in June. • While blue chip stocks ended lower, the broader market … Financial and business terms

**Fractional** — Frac tion*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers. [1913 Webster] 2. Relatively small; inconsiderable; insignificant; as, a fractional part of the population. [1913 Webster]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Fractional crystallization** — Fractional Frac tion*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers. [1913 Webster] 2. Relatively small; inconsiderable; insignificant; as, a fractional part of the population. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Fractional currency** — Fractional Frac tion*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers. [1913 Webster] 2. Relatively small; inconsiderable; insignificant; as, a fractional part of the population. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Fractional distillation** — Fractional Frac tion*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers. [1913 Webster] 2. Relatively small; inconsiderable; insignificant; as, a fractional part of the population. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**fractional share** — A fractional part of a share of corporate stock, such being nonvoting, except as voting has been authorized by statute. Commonwealth ex rel. Cartwright v Cartwright, 350 Pa 638, 40 A2d 30, 155 ALR 1088 … Ballentine's law dictionary

**fractional time** — noun : the time made by a contestant in a race at the end of a fractional part (as a lap or a quarter mile) of the total distance covered … Useful english dictionary

**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 several fractions of the compound will evaporate. It is a special… … Wikipedia