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Frack

frak

Meanings of Frack:

verb

Inject liquid into (a subterranean rock formation, borehole, etc.) at high pressure so as to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas.

Usage examples:

Millions of gallons of water are needed to successfully frack a single well
exclamation

Used to express annoyance, frustration, impatience, or surprise.

Usage examples:

What the frack is going on!

Fracking

ˈfræk.ɪŋ

Meanings of Fracking:

noun

A method of getting oil or gas from the rock below the surface of the ground by making large cracks in it. fracking is short for "hydraulic fracturing".

Fractal

ˈfræk.təl

Meanings of Fractal:

noun

A curve or geometrical figure, each part of which has the same statistical character as the whole. they are useful in modelling structures (such as snowflakes) in which similar patterns recur at progressively smaller scales, and in describing partly random or chaotic phenomena such as crystal growth and galaxy formation.

Usage examples:

Many natural chaotic systems form fractals in the patterns that record the process.
adjective

Relating to or of the nature of a fractal or fractals.

Usage examples:

Fractal geometry

Fractals

ˈfræk.təl

Meanings of Fractals:

noun

A curve or geometrical figure, each part of which has the same statistical character as the whole. they are useful in modelling structures (such as snowflakes) in which similar patterns recur at progressively smaller scales, and in describing partly random or chaotic phenomena such as crystal growth and galaxy formation.

Usage examples:

Many natural chaotic systems form fractals in the patterns that record the process.
adjective

Relating to or of the nature of a fractal or fractals.

Usage examples:

Fractal geometry

Fraction

ˈfræk.ʃən

Meanings of Fraction:

noun

A numerical quantity that is not a whole number (e.g. 1/2, 0.5).

Usage examples:

The mathematics computation subtest assesses skills in computing with whole numbers, fractions, mix…

Fractional

ˈfræk.ʃən.əl

Meanings of Fractional:

adjective

Relating to or expressed as a fraction, especially a fraction less than one.

Usage examples:

The fractional variance in mass density per unit

Fractionalize

ˈfrakʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪz

Meanings of Fractionalize:

verb

Divide (someone or something) into separate groups or parts.

Usage examples:

The new rules fractionalize the oil market

Fractionalized

ˈfrakʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪz

Meanings of Fractionalized:

adjective

Divided into separate groups or parts.

Usage examples:

Fractionalized consumer markets
verb

Divide (someone or something) into separate groups or parts.

Usage examples:

The new rules fractionalize the oil market

Fractionalizing

ˈfrakʃ(ə)n(ə)lʌɪz

Meanings of Fractionalizing:

verb

Divide (someone or something) into separate groups or parts.

Usage examples:

The new rules fractionalize the oil market

Fractionally

ˈfræk.ʃən.əl.i

Meanings of Fractionally:

adverb

By a very small amount

Usage examples:

The pound closed fractionally lower than the euro at 65.79p.

Fractionate

ˈfrakʃ(ə)neɪt

Meanings of Fractionate:

verb

Divide into fractions or components.

Usage examples:

Samples were fractionated by electrophoresis

Fractionated

ˈfrakʃ(ə)neɪt

Meanings of Fractionated:

verb

Divide into fractions or components.

Usage examples:

Samples were fractionated by electrophoresis

Fractionating

ˈfrakʃ(ə)neɪt

Meanings of Fractionating:

verb

Divide into fractions or components.

Usage examples:

Samples were fractionated by electrophoresis

Fractions

ˈfræk.ʃən

Meanings of Fractions:

noun

A numerical quantity that is not a whole number (e.g. 1/2, 0.5).

Usage examples:

The mathematics computation subtest assesses skills in computing with whole numbers, fractions, mix…

Fractious

ˈfræk.ʃəs

Meanings of Fractious:

adjective

(typically of children) irritable and quarrelsome.

Usage examples:

They fight and squabble like fractious children

Fractiously

ˈfræk.ʃəs.li

Meanings of Fractiously:

adverb

In a way that shows you are upset or annoyed

Usage examples:

The waiting room was full; a child cried fractiously., at the beginning of the film we see a couple…

Fractiousness

ˈfræk.ʃəs.nəs

Meanings of Fractiousness:

noun

The quality of being easily upset or annoyed, and often complaining

Usage examples:

There is growing fractiousness within the party., he seems happier, with no sign of fractiousness.

Meanings of Fracture:

noun

The cracking or breaking of a hard object or material.

Usage examples:

Ground movements could cause fracture of the pipe
verb

Break or cause to break.

Usage examples:

The stone has fractured

Fractured

ˈfræk.tʃər

Meanings of Fractured:

adjective

(of a bone or hard object) broken; cracked.

Usage examples:

A fractured skull
verb

Break or cause to break.

Usage examples:

The stone has fractured

Fractures

ˈfræk.tʃər

Meanings of Fractures:

noun

The cracking or breaking of a hard object or material.

Usage examples:

Ground movements could cause fracture of the pipe
verb

Break or cause to break.

Usage examples:

The stone has fractured

Meanings of Fracturing:

verb

Break or cause to break.

Usage examples:

The stone has fractured
noun

The cracking or breaking of a hard object or material.

Usage examples:

Ground movements could cause fracture of the pipe

Meanings of Frae:

preposition

From.

Usage examples:

You better collect the tab frae the office

Fraenulum

ˈfriːnjʊləm

Meanings of Fraenulum:

noun

A small fold or ridge of tissue which supports or checks the motion of the part to which it is attached, in particular a fold of skin beneath the tongue, or between the lip and the gum.

Usage examples:

Unexplained injuries to protected parts of the body such as the buttocks, thighs, torso, frenulum, …

Meanings of Fraenum:

noun

Another term for frenulum.

Fraenums

ˈfriːnəm

Meanings of Fraenums:

noun

Another term for frenulum.

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