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Noun: fraction  frak-shun
  1. A component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
  2. A small part or item forming a piece of a whole
  3. The quotient of two rational numbers
  4. A rational number that is not a whole number
Verb: fraction  frak-shun
  1. (arithmetic) perform a division
    "Can you fraction 49 by seven?";
    - divide

Derived forms: fractioned, fractioning, fractions

Type of: calculate, chemical, chemical substance, cipher, compute, cypher, figure [N. Amer], part, portion, rational, rational number, reckon, work out

Encyclopedia: Fraction