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fractional

adjective Referring to or constituting a fraction; partial.

fractional

(frak′shŏn-ăl) [ fraction + -al]
1. Made of equal parts of a whole; partial.
2. Pert. to a fraction.

fractional

size expressed as a relative part of a unit.

fractional catabolic rate
the percentage of an available pool of body component, e.g. protein, iron, which is replaced, transferred or lost per unit of time. Takes account of the size of the pool of available metabolite in determining the absolute amount of it which is lost or transferred. Same principle applies in fractional transfer rate.
fractional excretion tests, fractional clearance tests
measures of urine electrolyte clearance ratios to assess renal function. They express the proportion of a substance excreted in the urine, compared with the amount filtered by the glomerulus.
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Run-of-press revenue (print advertising) was up fractionally at $129.
Fresh fruit, milk and cream were all fractionally lower compared to the previous year, whereas bread has fallen by 3%, for example.
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Recent measurements by other researchers have turned up additional fractionally charged steps.
Manufacturing output, propelled by the 40 percent jump in motor vehicles and parts, rose 2 percent in August and fractionally surpassed the pre-strike level.
Fractional cointegration tests allow the error correction term from a system of variables to be fractionally integrated.
That's an amazing invention you've just virtually realized, sir, but I have a feeling the guys in marketing are going to find that name just fractionally lacking in mass market appeal.
5-second dash to 62mph is only fractionally slower than the coupe.
5sec 0-62mph is only fractionally slower than the coupe.
86: Williams fractionally wide 90: Baker over the top from just outside the box.
14 23 27 Shola Ameobi flicks on Tim Krul's long ball, plays one-two with Luuk de Jong, swivels and scores Weak shot by Pablo Hernandez after Dan Gosling sloppily concedes possession again Fabricio Coloccini cuts out Hernandez's dangerous ball, which is heading for Wilfried Bony Loic Remy curls shot just beyond far post 63 44 45Bony Yoan Gouffran heads straight at Michel Vorm from Mathieu Debuchy's cross leaps brilliantly at near post to head equaliser from Ben Davies' corner 69 78 83 90 De Guzman's shot dips fractionally over the crossbar with Krul beaten Vital interception by Krul as Routledge plays Bony through Cheick Tiote's tackle from wrong side of Marvin Emnes allows Bony to win game with a penalty Debuchy tackle after Jonathan De Guzman leaves Wayne Routledge's cross to Hernandez
Index was down fractionally for the week but when Scripps' stock isn't included, it would have been up 1-1/2 percent.