1. [ noun ] a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
Related terms: chemical gamma_globulin fractionate
2. [ noun ] a small part or item forming a piece of a whole
Related terms: part
3. [ noun ] (mathematics) the quotient of two rational numbers
Related terms: rational_number mantissa improper_fraction proper_fraction complex_fraction continued_fraction common_fraction divide
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 26591
5. [ verb ] (mathematics) perform a division
Synonyms: divide

"Can you divide 49 by seven?"

Related terms: multiply calculate halve quarter arithmetic
Similar spelling:   fractional