# Fraction ^{ }

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### Fraction Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

### Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

- a small part or item forming a piece of a whole
- the quotient of two rational numbers
- a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
- perform a division; "Can you divide 49 by seven?"

### Definitions from Wiktionary

- a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process ,
- a small part or item forming a piece of a whole ,
- the quotient of two rational numbers

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### Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Fraction'

- Fraction: In common usage a fraction is any part of a unit . Fraction may also mean: Fraction (mathematics), one or more equal parts of something,
**...** - Fraction (mathematics): A fraction (from fractus, "broken") represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts. a fraction describes how
**...** - Fractionation: divided during a phase transition , into a number of smaller quantities (fraction s) in which the composition varies according to a gradient .
**...** - Algebraic fraction: In algebra , an algebraic fraction is a fraction whose numerator and denominator are algebraic expression s. algebraic fractions are \frac
**...** - Fractional distillation: Fractional distillation is the separation of a mixture into its component parts, or fractions , such as in separating chemical compound s
**...** - Fraction (religion): The Fraction is the ceremonial act of breaking the consecrated bread during the Eucharist ic rite in some Christian denominations.
**...** - Fraction (chemistry): A fraction in chemistry is a quantity collected from a sample or batch of a substance in a fractionating separation process .
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### Words and phrases related to 'Fraction'

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