fractionator

[ frak-shuh-ney-ter ]
/ ˈfræk ʃəˌneɪ tər /

noun

Chemistry. an apparatus for fractional distillation.Compare cracker (def. 10).
any apparatus capable of separating complex liquid substances, as blood, into their component parts.

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Origin of fractionator

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Example sentences from the Web for fractionator

  • 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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