[ frak-shuh-ney-ter ]

  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.

Origin of fractionator


Words Nearby fractionator Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fractionator in a sentence

  • He inserted half a droplet of the supposed vaccine and plugged in the fractionator's power cable.

    The Hate Disease | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • The fractionator turned itself off and he focused on and studied the slide it yielded.

    The Hate Disease | William Fitzgerald Jenkins