isolate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To set apart or take off from others.
    • to position in quarantine.
    • Chemistry To separate (a substance) in pure kind from a combined mixture.
    • To make without additional impact; insulate.
    • Microbiology to separate your lives (a pure stress) from a mixed bacterial or fungal culture.
    • mindset To separate (experiences or thoughts) from thoughts relating to them.
    • Electricity setting apart (a factor, circuit, or system) from a source of electrical energy.
    • Electricity To insulate or shield.
    • to position in a detached situation; to place alone or alone; to protect; to separate your lives from others.
    • To insulate. See Insulate.
    • to separate your lives from all foreign substances; to make pure; to obtain in a free of charge state.
    • to acquire a culture of a microorganism in pure type (from a complex blend).
  • adjective:
    • Solitary; alone.
  • noun:
    • one, thing, or team that has been isolated, as by geographic, ecologic, or personal barriers.
    • Biology A population of germs or any other cells which has been isolated.
    • Linguistics A language isolate.
    • a thing that was isolated.
    • Something that has-been isolated.
    • In therapy, an attribute or quality abstracted by interest from the complex of attributes constituting an object and considered by itself alone; the result of an analysis of a construct.
  • verb:
    • To set aside or take off from others.
    • To place in quarantine or separation.
    • to separate your lives a substance in pure kind from a mixture.
    • To protect, or make without any additional influence.
    • to separate your lives a pure strain of micro-organisms etc. from a mixed tradition.
    • To insulate an electrical element from a source of electricity.
    • put besides others
    • obtain in pure type
    • place or set apart
    • separate (experiences) through the feelings associated with all of them
  • others:
    • to create or spot apart; detach or separate in order to be alone: usually utilized reflexively: because, he isolated himself from all community.
    • In electrical energy, just like insulate, 3.
    • In chem., to acquire (a substance) free of all its combinations.
    • Isolated; detached.

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