Fractionally Frac"tion*al*ly, adv. By fractions or separate portions; as, to distill a liquid fractionally, that is, so as to separate different portions. [1913 Webster]

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  • fractionally — fractional frac‧tion‧al [ˈfrækʆnəl] adjective 1. a fractional amount, change, gain etc is very small: • July s Consumer Price Index was 231.2, a fractional change from the 231 index reported in June. • While blue chip stocks ended lower, the… …   Financial and business terms

  • fractionally — shənəlē, shnəlē, li adverb : in a fractional manner : by a fraction : to the extent of a fraction the stock had declined fractionally : by fractions squirming on his belly like a lizard, moving fractionally … one shoulder came forward, a pause,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fractionally — adv. Fractionally is used with these verbs: ↑lift …   Collocations dictionary

  • fractionally — frac|tion|al|ly [ frækʃənli ] adverb by a very small amount: SLIGHTLY: The market closed fractionally higher …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fractionally — UK [ˈfrækʃ(ə)nəlɪ] / US [ˈfrækʃ(ə)n(ə)lɪ] adverb by a very small amount: slightly The market closed fractionally higher …   English dictionary

  • fractionally — fractional ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to or expressed as a fraction. 2) small or tiny in amount. 3) Chemistry relating to or denoting the separation of a mixture into fractions. DERIVATIVES fractionally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • fractionally — adverb see fractional …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fractionally — See fractional. * * * …   Universalium

  • fractionally — adverb In a fractional manner …   Wiktionary

  • fractionally — adv. in a fractional manner; in an insignificant manner, in an unimportant manner …   English contemporary dictionary

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