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1. distillation

noun. ['ˌdɪstəˈleɪʃən'] the process of purifying a liquid by boiling it and condensing its vapors.

Synonyms

  • natural process
  • distillment
  • activity
  • action

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • inactivity
  • discontinuance

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Example sentences of the word fractional-distillation


1. Noun Phrase
Feed the superheated steam from the boiler into a device known as a fractional distillation column.

2. Noun Phrase
This petrochemical is a modern addition to the shoe polish mix and is separated during the fractional distillation process.

3. Noun Phrase
Modern fractional distillation columns have been equipped with microprocessors that fully control the distillation process from beginning to end.

4. Noun Phrase
A major step in the production of propane is fractional distillation under pressure, or stabilization.

2. distillation

noun. ['ˌdɪstəˈleɪʃən'] a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling.

Synonyms

  • liquid

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • peristalsis

3. fractional

adjective. ['ˈfrækʃənəl'] constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety.

Synonyms

  • integrity
  • divisional
  • aliquot
  • wholeness
  • half
  • waist-length
  • incomplete
  • fragmentary
  • unity
  • uncomplete
  • halfway

Antonyms

  • whole
  • completeness
  • incompleteness
  • unbroken

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • fraction (English)
  • fraccioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
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