Associations to the word «Isolate»


ISOLATE, verb. (transitive) To set apart or cut off from others.
ISOLATE, verb. (transitive) To place in quarantine or isolation.
ISOLATE, verb. ​(transitive) (chemistry) To separate a substance in pure form from a mixture.
ISOLATE, verb. (transitive) To insulate, or make free of external influence.
ISOLATE, verb. (transitive) (microbiology) To separate a pure strain of bacteria etc. from a mixed culture.
ISOLATE, verb. (transitive) To insulate an electrical component from a source of electricity.
ISOLATE, noun. Something that has been isolated.

Dictionary definition

ISOLATE, verb. Place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates".
ISOLATE, verb. Obtain in pure form; "The chemist managed to isolate the compound".
ISOLATE, verb. Set apart from others; "The dentist sequesters the tooth he is working on".
ISOLATE, verb. Separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them.

Wise words

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