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Definition of: isolate

sə·lāt, isə-) v.t. ·lat·ed, ·lat·ing
1. To place in a detached or separate situation; set apart.
2. Electr. To insulate.
3. Chem. To obtain in a free or uncombined state, as an element or compound.
4. Med. To set apart from others, as a person with a communicable disease.
5. Bacteriol. To obtain a pure bacterial culture of (a specified disease or bacterium).

1. A definite constituent or factor of some natural phenomenon, or aspect of experience, set apart from the whole for purposes of study, experiment, and analysis.
2. Chem. A pure compound, as one derived from an essential oil. [Back formation of ISOLATED <Ital. isolato, pp. of isolare isolate <isola island <L insula island]
tor noun

Most often used phrases:

guage isolate
language isolate
protein isolate
isolate spoken
completely isolate
isolate individual
electrically isolate
also isolate
tri racial isolate
genetic isolate
linguistic isolate
isolate taiwan
isolate language
isolate human
identify isolate

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