Translation of fractional in Spanish:

fractional

Pronunciation: /ˈfrækʃnəl/

adj

  • 1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] fraccionario
    More example sentences
    • Both have identical fractional parts after the decimal point.
    • He also worked on asymptotic analysis, fractional integration and singular partial differential equations.
    • Each time we take the reciprocal of the fractional part we usually get another long list of decimal places.
  • 2 (very small) [difference/amount] mínimo
    More example sentences
    • Tiny though this fractional increase seems when expressed this way, the overall amounts are huge.
    • And my input is a tiny, fractional thing of a film, and how it's dealt with in post-production, how the studio is marketed.
    • Anticipating the beat by fractional amounts on single chords or notes (Blues singers do this all the time to express pain and suffering).
  • 3 [Chemistry/Química] [distillation/crystallization] fraccionario
    More example sentences
    • Very few of the components come out of the fractional distillation column ready for market.
    • Distillation can be used to separate volatile liquids by a process known as fractional distillation.

Definition of fractional in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day juerga
f
partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.