  # Fractionary vs. Fractional — What's the Difference? ## Definitions

#### Fractionary➦

(obsolete) fractional

#### Fractional➦

Of, relating to, or constituting a fraction.

Fractional.

#### Fractional➦

Very small; insignificant
A minor candidate's fractional share of the vote.

#### Fractional➦

Being in fractions or pieces.

#### Fractional➦

Separated by fractionation; fractionated.

#### Fractional➦

Pertaining to a fraction.

#### Fractional➦

Divided; fragmentary; incomplete.

#### Fractional➦

Very small; minute.

#### Fractional➦

(chemistry) Relating to a process or product of fractional distillation.

#### Fractional➦

(grammar) An expression of a fractional number.
In English, most ordinals double as fractionals — "third", "fourth", and so on — with the exception of "second", whose corresponding fractional is "half".

#### Fractional➦

Partial ownership of a property, such as real estate or a chartered airplane, such that each partial owner has use of the property for only a portion of the time.
A fractional is much more expensive than a traditional timeshare, but to many people, it's worth it.

#### Fractional➦

(chemistry) Relating to a fraction in a material distillation or separation process.

#### Fractional➦

Of or pertaining to fractions or a fraction; constituting a fraction; as, fractional numbers.

#### Fractional➦

Relatively small; inconsiderable; insignificant; as, a fractional part of the population.

#### Fractional➦

Constituting or comprising a part or fraction of a possible whole or entirety;
A fractional share of the vote
A partial dose