Associations to the word «Segregation»

Wiktionary

SEGREGATION, noun. The setting apart or separation of things or people, as a natural process, a manner of organizing people that may be voluntary or enforced by law.
SEGREGATION, noun. (Can we clean up([1]) this sense?) (biology) The Mendelian Law of Segregation related to genetic transmission or geographical segregation of various species.
SEGREGATION, noun. (mineralogy) Separation from a mass, and gathering about centers or into cavities at hand through cohesive or adhesive attraction or the crystallizing process.
SEGREGATION, noun. (politics) (public policy) The separation of people (geographically, residentially, or in businesses, public transit, etc) into racial or other categories (e.g. religion, sex).
SEGREGATION, noun. (sociology) The separation of people (geographically, residentially, or in businesses, public transit, etc) into various categories which occurs due to social forces (culture, etc).

Dictionary definition

SEGREGATION, noun. (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes.
SEGREGATION, noun. A social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups.
SEGREGATION, noun. The act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury".

Wise words

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Joseph Conrad