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fractionator

[frak-shuh-ney-ter] /ˈfræk ʃəˌneɪ tər/
noun
1.
Chemistry. an apparatus for fractional distillation.
Compare cracker.
2.
any apparatus capable of separating complex liquid substances, as blood, into their component parts.
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  • 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

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