fractionate: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (frak'shu-nāt"), [key]
— -at•ed, -at•ing.
- to separate or divide into component parts, fragments, divisions, etc.
- to separate (a mixture) into ingredients or into portions having different properties, as by distillation or crystallization; cause to undergo fractional distillation, crystallization, or the like.
- to obtain by such a process.
- fractionate (Thesaurus)