fractionate


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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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Once those contracts are finalized, efforts to expand the Natrium facility to process a total of 400 MMctTd of natural gas and fractionate 59,000 bpd of NGLs will be under way.
Other researchers have identified a small-pore MF process that fractionates non-fat milk into value-added protein ingredients.