fractionation fractionation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a process that uses heat to separate a substance into its components
  2. (n) separation into portions

Usage(s):

  • Where corn stalks had rustled only two years before, giant cylindrical storage tanks marched row on row; instead of silos, towering fractionation columns glistened in the sun.

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  • "The government released the Flood Review of plasma fractionation arrangements in December last year and wrote to all state and territory health ministers to seek their views," Mr Abbott said. "The state and territory governments have not...
    on Mar 7, 2006 By: Tony Abbott Source: Ninemsn

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