**fractional distillation** — noun fractionation of a liquid by distillation • Hypernyms: ↑fractionation, ↑fractional process * * * ˌfractional distilˈlation 7 [fractional distillation] noun … Useful english dictionary

**Fractional-reserve banking** — is the banking practice in which banks keep only a fraction of the value of their bank notes and demand deposits in reserve and invest the balance in interest earning assets while maintaining the obligation to redeem all bank notes and demand… … Wikipedia

**Fractional Jets** — is a common term for fractional aircraft ownership. The first such program was launched in 1986 by NetJets, which continues to dominate the industry. Other providers include business jet operators CitationShares, Flexjet,… … Wikipedia

**Fractional calculus** — is a branch of mathematical analysis that studies the possibility of taking real number powers of the differential operator ::D = frac{d}{dx} , and the integration operator J . (Usually J is used in favor of I to avoid confusion with other I like … Wikipedia

**Fractional freezing** — is a process used in process engineering and chemistry to separate two liquids with different melting points. It can be done by partial melting of a solid, for example in zone refining of silicon or metals, or by partial crystallization of a… … Wikipedia

**Fractional home conversion** — is a process of converting a single stand alone vacation home to fractional or shared ownership. There are many steps involved when taking a whole ownership home and converting it to fractional ownership. The most important element is the… … Wikipedia

**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

**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