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Definition of "fractionating" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fractionate. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fractionating" in a sentence
  • "In a last effort, the largest remaining colony of the nebulous multiple entity withdrew completely from the body and abandoned the smaller, fractionating bits to their fates."
  • "In a fractionating column, crude oil is boiled and its components condense out on a series of trays, with the heaviest one (with the highest boiling point) sulking at the bottom, and the lightest (and most volatile) rising to the top."
  • "The atmosphere works the same way as fractionating columns, the tall knobby columns that make petrochemical plants recognizable from afar."
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