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fractionate

(frak′shŏ-nāt″)
To separate or divide a mixture, usually by means of the differing physical or chemical properties of its components.
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600 million was spent on on extracting, transport, fractionating, owning and marketing the products by Williams.
Once Global begins fractionating at its Bonny River facility in the first quarter of 2006, Global's Cawthorne Channel LPG could supply more than twice Nigeria's demand for bottled cooking gas.
We determined optimum conditions for fractionating OCC pulp with a laboratory pressure screen and applied the findings in this study.
Low polydispersity resins were made by fractionating the novolak resin by dissolving solid resin in a solvent and adding a non-solvent to separate out the undesired low molecular weight resin fractions (1, 2).
Recently, a novel method of fractionating resins using a liquid/liquid centrifuge was shown to provide higher yield of resins with similar properties to resins obtained from conventional processes (8-11).
Experimental conditions used for fractionating a resin prepared by condensation of m-cresol and p-cresol with formaldehyde are outlined in Table 1.
NCT researchers are retaining a certain level of organization by isolating specialized cell types within the organ and fractionating organs into subcellular components and organelles.
Following a concept long used by the petroleum industry--the separating, or fractionating, of crude oil into a variety of products of increasing value-researchers have tested the fieldside processing of harvested crops.
The Partnership is a growth-oriented master limited partnership engaged in three businesses: a) midstream, which includes (i) gathering, compressing, treating, processing, transporting and selling natural gas, and (ii) fractionating and transporting natural gas liquids; b) upstream, which includes acquiring, exploiting, developing, and producing oil and natural gas properties; and c) minerals, which includes acquiring and managing fee mineral and royalty interests, either through direct ownership or through investment in other partnerships in properties located in multiple producing trends across the United States.