How To Use Fraction In A Sentence

Patients received a conditioning regimen that consisted of total body irradiation (1375 cGy in 11 fractions) with partial lung shielding, thiotepa (10 mg/kg), cyclophosphamide (120 mg/kg), and rabbit antithymocyte globulin (1.5 mg/kg).
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Leave the inner tent door open a fraction, even if you don't have mesh.

Its addition in minute amounts to the nucleoprotein tumor fraction, was expected to suppress the formation of the fibrillar halo if nucleic acids rather that the protein were responsible for the nerve growth promoting effect elicited by this fraction.
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We then repeat this fractionation process on these 10 compounds, rescreen them and find the active one, and then identify what that compound is.
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Holography not only maps the intensities of the light, as do normal diffraction patterns, it also encodes information about the phases of the light that is otherwise intrinsically lost.

These authors, by using differential and densitygradient centrifugation techniques, achieved the differentiation of the microbody fraction from lysosomes, microsomes, and mitochondria.

Similarly, the variation of distance refraction and the presence of astigmatism is also lower than for humans.

They also confirm that highly fractionalized societies will have a worse record of the rule of law.

The blood samples were fractionated and stored at  80° C.

The next problem is how to multiply and divide numbers involving fractions.

‘Typically, in the past, debarments have lasted three to five years for lesser infractions,’ he says.

The segments differ from each other as regards refraction and in their behavior toward coloring reagents; the inner segment is stained by carmine, iodine, etc.; the outer segment is not stained by these reagents, but is colored yellowish brown by osmic acid.
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There are fractional erbium:YAG lasers the type I use in my office and fractional CO2 lasers, which are much more intense.
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The fraction of cells in S phase did not differ significantly between the groups.

The result indicates that fractional Fourier transform is the proper mathematic tools to Fresnel diffraction.

He is shown seated before his famous invention: a ruling machine for producing concave diffraction gratings, which are slightly curved metal plates scored with minutely spaced lines that diffract light into spectra.

Fraction by fraction it rose, then a dirtstreaked brown forehead appeared over the broken bricks.

Yet other experiments suggest that the change in strength at the CMF is due to dilatancy hardening at low melt fractions.

The second half of the chapter introduces electron diffraction with a focus on transmission electrons.

Geometrical Theory of Diffraction is a fundamental algorithm in electromagnetic radiating and scattering, and programming is a key step for its application.

These intermediate filaments run in parallel along the axon and occupy a large fraction of the axoplasmic volume.

The laser beam for Raman excitation was focused to a static diffraction limited spot in the center of the focal plane.

I think they are likely to lead to conflicts between fragments and fractions within ruling corporate elites.

Dishes and tureens were produced in great quantities at a fraction of their cost in silver.

When the material is then sieved and the finer fraction sent to the assay furnace the gold particles could stay on the screen and be left out.

Researchers then asked the injured parties how strongly they'd actually feel about such infractions.

The centerpiece of that strategy is the use of minor infractions as pretexts to lock up suspects on whom the government lacks sufficient evidence to accuse them of more serious crimes.

Class fractions are a fundamental feature of corporate capitalism and can become particularly potent fault lines.

In plants, retroelement DNA accounts for a large portion of the repeat fraction.

Why not grow your own fruit at a fraction of the price?

The net effect is the diffraction of the incident radiation by the array of molecules.

He was a little too excited, his voice pitched a fraction too high.

If such balancing selection maintains a substantial fraction of lifehistory variation, it will generate negative genetic correlations among lifehistory traits.

The largest fraction of physicians was boardcertified in both pulmonary diseases and critical care medicine.

In fact there are fascinating glimpses of the Babylonians coming to terms with the fact that division by 7 would lead to an infinite sexagesimal fraction.

If Bertuzzi were to be sued, every player who got a sliver or a hangnail because of an infraction, would be out for some money.

A large fraction of these embryos aborted on the germination medium and were not able to regenerate plantlets.

Specifically, children's responses to the less familiar quantities of zero and fractions could shed light on their performance with the more familiar whole numbers.

I got these shoes at a fraction of the original price.

It is a fact of physics that all light beams suffer from diffraction; it was not thought that much could be done about it.

A significant fraction of their water content can emerge from the explosion at a speed below the escape velocity of Mercury.

The proteins in the immunoprecipitates were size fractionated by SDS polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis.

The traditional spankingor "paddling"  punishment for infractions was not so much in evidence anymore.
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The same network (s) that aided and abetted the Bush adminstration in marching us to war in IRAQ without doing a fraction of the investigative journalism they've done throughout this primary on issues of little relevance.
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The enforcement procedure had not been sufficiently defined with respect to infractions.

Mount St. Helens contained 60 percent or more free crystalline silica — far greater than the actual 3 to 7 percent of the respirable size fraction.
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The first step is to rationalize the denominator of a fraction.

Oneway traffic, m'lud, summed up his driving infraction.

The roasting kinetics of copper sulfide concentrate is investigated with the differential thermal analysis (DTA), thermogravimetry (TG) and Xray diffraction (XRD).

It is complementary to low energy electron diffraction, which probes long range order  ie a minimum domain size of 100200A/9.

With five of them, there would be only a fraction of a chance at best.
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The probability that all n values are in the lower q fraction of the codomain is p = qn.
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Fake designer watches are sold at a fraction of the price of the genuine article.

Immigrants, refugees, and asylees constitute only a fraction of foreignborn persons who enter the United States each year.

Huygens discovered the law of refraction to derive the focal distances of lenses.

In fact, the Universe as observed today seems to have barely a fraction of the mass needed to keep galaxies from flying apart, based on the rotations of the stars in the galaxy about the galactic center.

After the third sterilisation cool the tubes to 42°C., and add to each 3 c.c. of sterile hydrocele fluid, ascitic fluid, or pleuritic effusion (previously sterilised, if necessary, by the fractional method); allow the tubes to solidify in a sloping position.
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Fake designer watches are sold at a fraction of the price of the genuine article.

In the past decade, socalled decimalization  pricing stocks in pennies from fractions of a dollar  and the automation of trading narrowed a broad field of retail market makers to the dominant five.
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Goodness knows what ups and downs await the world of racing in the coming 12 months but after the excitements of the year ending tonight, I'm sure none of us will complain if the tempo drops just a fraction.

The second algorithm involves linear programming with randomized rounding to convert fractional assignments into integral ones.

The car stopped within a fraction of an inch of the wall.

He spent two and a half years in the Navy, eventually given a general discharge under honorable conditions, following several minor infractions and an attitude which he describes as marginally insubordinate.
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Equally importantly, the fraction of unsuccessful attempts was reduced fivefold.

The spectrum during this fraction 0.35 of the pulse period can be fitted with a power law with in MeV.

Anyone who studies mathematics should not be afraid of the difficulty of multiplication and division, but should be afraid of the mysteries of manipulating fractions.

The fractionation, separation of active components and clarification of their mechanism of action are currently under investigation.

I'm taking a bit of a liberty here by omitting alcohols, ethers, and other oxygenated compounds, partly because, ethanol and MTBE notwithstanding, they still don't amount to a large fraction of the mix, and partly because their photochemistry is pretty close to that of paraffins, or ketones that don't photolyze, i.e. break up by the direct action of sunlight.
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To undertake such intervention, governments needed a degree of independence or autonomy from any particular branch or fraction of capital.

When milk ferments, naturally or aided by chemicals in the dairy, the milk changes into a solid fraction and a watery fraction (whey).

Perata said his figure was a fraction of the amount the state is now spending on emergency energy supplies.

The average income is high, though many people earn just a fraction of that average.

The impurity of supposedly pure subcellular fractions is a constant threat to the plant biochemist.

These bootlegs come shrink wrapped in pretty packaging, looking almost exactly like a professional version except they cost a fraction of the price.

What an infinitesimal fraction of time's fathomless abyss is assigned to each of us!

If twothirds of the movie marquees carry an American title in Europe (even in France), the fraction is even greater when it comes to translated books.

The students had a grasp of decimals, percentages and fractions.

Late eluting aromatic fractions composed predominantly of bicyclic and polycyclic aromatic compounds, namely alkylnapthalenes and alkylindenes.

Six minutes and a fraction over 20 seconds later, and the British four were contemplating a row of latent promise but patchy quality.

Private land dominates the nation's landscape and is held by a small fraction of its population.

The infractions are limitless: The endless list of political prisoners and Mumia AbuJamal readily come to mind as attestment to this fact.
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For example, employers can dramatically increase the fraction of employees saving for retirement simply by making 401(k) participation the default, rather than nonparticipation .

But over a substantial fraction of the wake width, turbulent and nonturbulent motion alternate.

Boats had low aspect mains, small foretriangles, fractional rigs and no lapping foresails.

As carbonate rocks weather, the insoluble fractions are introduced into the cave deposits.

He does not like the new governess by a fraction.

Supernatant fractions were removed and TCA precipitated as described above, and pellet fractions were resuspended in solubilization buffer.
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Last summer, under a cooperative research and development agreement with industry, a group of machines was used in the first fieldside demonstration of wet fractionation of soybean herbage.

When the shutter of your camera opens for that fraction of a second, photons of light stream in and strike the silver halide grains suspended in the gelatin emulsion.

Analyzes the principle errors in measuring small dimensions by Fraunhofer diffraction , including Fraunhofer approximation error and the place detecting error of extreme value characteristic aspect.

The excimer laser ablation nomogram controls the relative distribution of the refraction correction into one or more zones.

Fibres wit a high soluble fraction, like inulin, did not affect the rheology of the samples, said the researchers, but there was an indication of a potential cryoprotective action.
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The further separation yielded 12 fractions containing aliphatic and alicyclic, 24 containing aromatic and 1 containing nitrogen, sulphur and oxygen containing compounds (NSO fraction).

Although much of this heat was radiated back into space, a significant fraction was retained by the growing planet.

The startling result was a marked increase in the density of the fibrillar halo around the ganglia incubated in the presence of the tumoral fraction treated with snake venom.
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Use the method above to convert it into a fraction with whole numbers in the denominator.

In maths they should be able to multiply two digits by two digits, read graphs as well as working with percentages and fractions.

Mineral spirits, a petroleum distillate fraction, is the most common solvent in oilbased paints.

A fractionated extract of Astragalus membranaceus potentiates lymphokineactivated killer cell cytotoxicity generated by lowdose recombinant interleukin2.
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The threat of collective punishment for individual infractions is one of the most powerful motivators in military training.
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The extract is then carefully fractionated by chromatographic separation methods.

Seminal work on the diffraction grating was done by Joseph von Fraunhofer beginning in 1821, who demonstrated that the gratings could produce spectra of unprecedented quality.

Walking the grass with a yardstick, she said, he measured for infractions.

We can use arithmetics with different bases, fractions, decimals, logarithms, powers, or simply words.

Her frown was a bare flicker, lasting only a fraction of a fraction of a second, but in that instant a hole opened in his chest.
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Zero and fractions were interesting to examine for different reasons: zero because it is an abstract notion meaning absence, and fractions because they are technical computations derived from wholes.

Taking characteristic values for the average albedo (the fraction of sunlight reflected), size limits could be calculated.

Crude synaptosomes (P2 fraction) from mouse hippocampus or cortex were solubilized and subjected to immunoblottings with the indicated antibodies.
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However he also worked on differential equations, matrices and other topics in algebra, continued fractions, geometry and number theory.

In other words, Salomon carved a tiny fraction out of each financial transaction.

Why not grow your own fruit at a fraction of the price?

A fundamental property called the refractive index governs the amount of light a material reflects, as well as other optical properties such as diffraction, refraction, and the speed of light inside the material.
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When a source (such as the sun) gives off light, that light can be dispersed into a rainbow spectrum by a prism or diffraction grating.

Its area is a tiny fraction of that occupied by the 21 hostile Arab states.

In order to add these fractions, we need to find the common denominator.

It also overcomed the dificulty to realize characteristics BPF with fractional bandwidth greater than about 5% in the form of multimetal insert waveguide filter.

It was a beautifully worked out theory and explained most of the observed phenomena of light such as reflection, refraction, diffraction etc.

The twophase flows over the sand bed and in the pipe are simulated, the different distributions of volumetric fraction are found and analyzed.

And if the denominator has factors of 2 and/or 5, it can be written as a sum of a fraction whose denominator has only factors of 2 and 5 (and thus has a finite decimal expansion) and one whose denominator is relatively prime to 10.
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Through analysis of the field scale samples in Wuqi oilfield by Xray diffraction method, scaling causes and scale control measures are studied in downhole and gathering system.

The optical path difference is directly proportional to the cosine of the angle of refraction through the coating.

In other words, a number is rational if we can write it as a fraction where the numerator and denominator are both integers.

The party has been grappling with fractionalism and infightings with senior leaders blaming each other for the electoral debacles in both the assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
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Various blends of different fractions of coal tar are used, but the most valuable constituents from a disinfectant point of view are undoubtedly the phenols, or tar acids, though in this case as with carbolic and cresylic soaps, the amount of phenols should not exceed 3 per cent. in a toilet soap.
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Now the question suggests itself, as to whether it is possible to reconcile the two theories in relation to the refraction of light by our conception of an atomic and gravitative
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At one point in The Banker, young protagonist Heartwell is stuck in arrears with uncurrent paper money worth a fraction of its face value as his only available funds.
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Fractionated laser, for example, is the best for building collagen and elastin and producing longterm antiaging results as well as resurfacing the skin.
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However, the Babylonians has no notation to indicate where the integer part ended and the fractional part began.

With toes pointed, raise the leg a fraction higher 20 times, holding each raise for 1 second.

Change ten decimals to a fraction Aaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhh! is my reaction.

Some fractions with low molecular weight have been obtained by silica gel chromatography separation of Pingshuo coal extracts.

The cases reported to HoffmanLa Roche I believe are a tiny fraction of all reactions.

Likewise, only a fraction of all the programmers around the world speak English.

Perhaps he is unaware the metre is based on a tiny fraction of the distance that white light travels in a vacuum per second, while a yard is based on the distance from your nose to your outstretched hand.

The dominant nonclay mineral composition of the coarse fraction consists of biotite, quartz, and sanidine with lesser amounts of apatite and zircon.

Even fraction of a second, the optical density of the nucleus is measured and stored in the computer's memory.

For a larger mole fraction germanium on silicon substrate, the SiGe bandgap becomes smaller, thus causing larger electron injection efficiency.

Re #54, the upper atmosphere tends to fractionate according to molecular mass.
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The gate particle has the larger positive valence and traverses a greater fraction of the membrane potential drop; thus it contributes the majority of the gating charge displacement.

Challenge: today's chips contain millions of elements with features as small as a fraction of a micrometer (millionth of a meter), projected by visible light.

As we feared, she was not prepared for just how long you have to sit in a car hurtling at great speeds to cross even a fraction of the United States.

In the treatment of ‘gross’ errors of refraction  myopia, astigmatism and hyperopia  LASIK is one of the procedures of choice.

Negative refraction implies that a converging lens made from negativeindex material should have a concave surface rather than a convex one.

Nigeria, and "blasphemies" directed toward the person of the prophet were not treated as mere infractions or artistic excesses.
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It looks first at area problems, then looks at rules for the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of fractions.

A number of refineries have been converted into oil storage terminals, which employ a fraction of their former work forces.

Countable sets are, for example, the whole numbers (1, 2, 3 ...), the even or odd numbers, the primes and fractions.
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Since the unit 1 F (farad) is very great, the capacity of the capacitors manufactured only reaches fractions of 1 F.
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Just a fraction of the fascinating collection sold by Christie's.

The Greens have their pro and anticapitalist fractions and are working though the issue.

Many of you guys forget that all these chains have purchasable passes that are a * fraction of the cost of a ticket purchased at the box office* (usually about half the price if not more) that can be used * opening day*.
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The greater the fraction of atoms with that speed the greater the intensity of metal deposited at that place.

The fractional ejection reflects a balance of forces between the inside and outside of the capsid.

The extraction efficiency of organic lightemitting diode(OLED) is restrained by the high fraction of energy of the guided wave in the highindex materials(ITO/organic).

The TPP group accounts for only six percent of U.S. trade, about the same fraction as U.S. trade with Japan alone.

Even though supernovas can appear as bright as galaxies when viewed with optical telescopes, this light represents only a small fraction of the energy released.

He was reading a newspaperwith some difficulty, as the crush meant he could only open it a fraction.

During the Bush Administration and in the last two years, we have substantially increased government expenditures. Government expenditures as a fraction of GDP are way too high.

This high performance oil free eye gel derived from plant sources that are rich in proteic fraction, flavonoids and tannins helps to induce brighter complexion by helping skin recover its firmness.

Elderly patients have decreased protein binding of AEDs resulting in a higher unbound fraction.

Dam and the American investigator Almquist showed almost simultaneously that activity follows the nonsaponifiable lipoid fraction.
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Even so, where trade unions did form, they represented only a fraction of the industrial working class: élite groups of metalworkers, shipbuilders, boilermakers, miners, building workers, printers, shoemakers, and spinners.

Congress  the very entity which authorized fractional reserve banking and the Federal Reserve ability effectiveyl control our economy  is now going to "scrutinize" it?!?
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the fractions selected for comparison must require pupils to consider both numerator and denominator

The second book did a fraction of the first book's sales.

Jewish immigrants had bought a tiny fraction of land in the mandate under the conver of British guns.
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When the wave is switched off, the photon propagates in the zeroth order of diffraction to polarization analyzers respectively oriented at angles a and b, and when it is switched on the photons propagate in the first order of diffraction to polarization analyzers respectively oriented at angles a² and b².
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Recent research suggest that brain tumors contain a relatively small fraction of cells, termed brain tumor stem cel(lBTSC), that have the ability to selfrenew, proliferate, and differentiate.

Irrational numbers are numbers that can be written as decimals but not as fractions.

By analyzing the relationship between basis expansion model (BEM) and Doppler spectrum, the authors propose a scheme based on fractional BEM for the estimation of doubly selective channel parameters.

While some problems needed only division or multiplication to solve, others used fractions or multiple steps.

Except that a certain fraction of the CA voting public has by now gotten wise to the thing, and there are now a lot of people (me included) who vote “no” on ALL CA initiatives unless provided with a compelling reason to do otherwise.
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The system had to be achromatic and diffraction limited for two specific wavelengths spaced about 35 nm apart.

The ratio of sample to population is normally expressed as a fraction, known as the sampling fraction.

The molten fraction can then separate and rise buoyantly up into the crust.

Although the death toll, at about 190, is a fraction of the number killed in America, this brutal attack on a business capital has traumatised an entire country.

In another experiment, bean plants grown from seed given increasing fractions of heavy water showed stunted growth compared with control plants given normal water.

Both sexes of white storks and black kites look alike, so gender was determined by molecular procedures using DNA extracted from the cellular fraction of a few drops of blood.

After diffraction of the beam, the monochromatic radiation was exited from the lower part of the slit and transmitted by another light guide.

And SeniorNet only reaches a fraction of the seniors using computers.

In particular, protein fractionation is likely to turn up fractions with methionine and cystine levels even greater than fonio's already amazingly high average.
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Would the substituent fractions all have faced the same exact problems?
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Indeed, the vast majority of gemin5, whether as free protein or bound to the SMN complex, is present in translationally inactive fractions of polysome gradients
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The branchedchain (isomer) paraffins are usually found in heavier fractions of crude oil and have higher octane numbers than normal paraffins.
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Again: fraction does not exist in Nature, where what you call a fragment is a finished whole.
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Like the principles behind computers we, us, you know who I mean, are fractionalized, a small slice of a vast watermelon type culture.
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In this experiment, mitochondrial proteins were fractionated using a long gel, which allowed the separation of all major mitochondrial proteins.

With such extensometer, the fiber's central zone is stretched without any displacement and can be analyzed by xray diffraction without moving the beam.

By subjecting this lower layer to fractional distillation under 60 mm. pressure, it was separated into three fractions, of which the first contained 27 per cent. of hydroxylamine, the second 60 per cent., and the third crystallized in the icecooled receiver in long needles.
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But on the whole, the entire Muslim community, plus the leaders  and I think we need to come together, whether it's religious leaders, social workers, community leaders and community at large, we need to come together on this rather than fractionize and use this as a political agenda, because it's not.
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She paused for a fraction of a second.

Note that sometimes a new point will be plotted further to the right than any previous one (i.e. its fractional part will be larger than any before it).

The new system can trace a phone call in a fraction of a second.

Communist Party, making charges against us at the various congresses of communist parties, sending written statements to the different communist parties in Latin America and accusing Cuba of meddling in its domestic affairs and supporting and fomenting fractionalism.
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The supernatant and the precipitate fractions were separated.

Notice that negatives were allowed and so were decimal fractions.

Gap fraction is computed by logarithmic averaging of the transmittances of subgroups of the data.

Subsequent growth determines the fraction of the potential florets that develop into flowers, and eventually to fruits and seeds.

Since the entirety of something cannot be a gross enlargement uppon the vast majority of the same thing, this must mean that Fred thinks that the lawyer only considers a small fraction of laws to be violable by Bush.
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