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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 frac·tion·al /-ʃnəl, ʃənḷ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 frac·tion·al /-ʃənḷ, ʃnəl/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Frac·tion·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers.
 2. Relatively small; inconsiderable; insignificant; as, a fractional part of the population.
 Fractional crystallization Chem., a process of gradual and approximate purification and separation, by means of repeated solution and crystallization therefrom.
 Fractional currency, small coin, or paper notes, in circulation, of less value than the monetary unit.
 Fractional distillation Chem., a process of distillation so conducted that a mixture of liquids, differing considerably from each other in their boiling points, can be separated into its constituents.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible
            whole or entirety; "a fractional share of the vote"; "a
            partial dose" [ant: whole]