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  • v. Present participle of fractionate.


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  • Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock.

    Paul D. Boyer - Autobiography

  • NN DOES have a bit of soy; I have been told by the company that it's "fractionated" and therefore easy to digest.

    Recommended Fish Oils

  • The USA's new "fractionated" swarm satellites - in which groups of small wirelessly-linked modules in orbit will replace today's large spacecraft - will be able to scatter to avoid enemy attacks and then reform into operational clusters.

    The Register

  • By allowing the various functions of a spacecraft to be developed and launched separately, this type of "fractionated" system reduces overall program risk, provides budgetary and planning flexibility, speeds initial deployment, offers greater survivability - and allows future technologies to build on existing efforts, in order to create something totally new.

    Defense Industry Daily

  • These 'fractionated' treatment areas are called micro-treatment zones, and cause just enough injury to the dermis to trigger new collagen production to replace collagen damaged by aging and sun exposure.

    Article Source

  • Held in trust by the US government, the land was passed to successive generations of heirs meaning some "fractionated" parcels now have thousands of owners.

    The Times of India

  • By allowing the various functions of a spacecraft to be developed and launched separately, this type of "fractionated" system provides benefits such as reduced overall risk, budgetary and planning flexibility, faster initial deployment, and ultimately greater survivability, including selective replacement of damaged or obsolete elements of a complex spacecraft.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Both isotopes act the same in most chemical reactions, but reactions in the atmosphere in which sulfur dioxide gas molecules are split by ultraviolet light (UV) rays cause the isotopes to be sorted or "fractionated" into different reaction products, creating isotopic anomalies.


  • Cargill Texturizing Solutions, said that the initial offering is a fluid lecithin, but this will be expanded to more forms, such as fractionated and de-oiled, over the next two to three years.

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  • The erbium laser used in the newest Starlux is 'fractionated' into tiny micro-lasers, treating only a small portion of the skin (think tiny pin pricks) and leaving surrounding skin intact, greatly improving healing.

    Article Source


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