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fractionator

[frak-shuh-ney-ter]
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noun
  1. Chemistry. an apparatus for fractional distillation.Compare cracker(def 10).
  2. any apparatus capable of separating complex liquid substances, as blood, into their component parts.
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  • He inserted half a droplet of the supposed vaccine and plugged in the fractionator's power cable.

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  • The fractionator turned itself off and he focused on and studied the slide it yielded.

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    William Fitzgerald Jenkins