fractionalize

[frak-shuh-nl-ahyz]
verb (used with or without object), frac·tion·al·ized, frac·tion·al·iz·ing.
  1. to divide or splinter into fractions, sections, factions, etc.
Also especially British, frac·tion·al·ise.

Origin of fractionalize

First recorded in 1930–35; fractional + -ize
Related formsfrac·tion·al·i·za·tion, noun
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