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1. fraction

noun. ['ˈfrækʃən'] a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process.

Synonyms

  • chemical

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unite

Etymology

  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Fraction

  • dissatisfaction
  • satisfaction
  • liquefaction
  • transaction
  • subtraction
  • extraction
  • distraction
  • contraction
  • abstraction
  • retraction
  • classaction
  • telaction
  • interaction
  • exaction
  • attraction
  • traction
  • reaction
  • inaction
  • faction

How do you pronounce fraction?

Pronounce fraction as ˈfrækʃən.

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Sentences with fraction


1. Noun, singular or mass
You want the numerator and denominator to be as small as possible without changing the value of the fraction.

Quotes about fraction


1. To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

2. It can take years to mold a dream. It takes only a fraction of a second for it to be shattered.
- Mary E. Pearson, The Kiss of Deception

3. There are things you do sometimes, actions that you take by obeying sudden impulses, without stopping for even a fraction of a second to think, and then you spend the rest of your life either lamenting it or thanking yourself for it. They are rare, unique, and perfect moments.
- Irene Gonzalez Frei

2. fraction

noun. ['ˈfrækʃən'] a small part or item forming a piece of a whole.

Synonyms

  • portion

Antonyms

  • irrational
  • insane

Etymology

  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. fraction

noun. ['ˈfrækʃən'] the quotient of two rational numbers.

Synonyms

  • rational number
  • fixed-point part
  • continued fraction
  • improper fraction
  • complex fraction
  • mantissa
  • common fraction
  • compound fraction
  • rational
  • simple fraction

Antonyms

  • physical
  • nonintellectual
  • join
  • connect

Etymology

  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. fraction

verb. ['ˈfrækʃən'] perform a division.

Synonyms

  • cypher
  • reckon
  • compute
  • calculate
  • work out
  • figure
  • halve
  • cipher
  • quarter

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • divide
  • integrate
  • differentiate

Etymology

  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
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