Translation of fractional in Spanish:

fractional

Pronunciation: /ˈfrækʃnəl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] fraccionario
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    • 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
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    • 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
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    • 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.

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