separating power

separating power

[′sep·ə‚rād·iŋ ‚pau̇·ər]
(chemical engineering)
The measure of the ability of a system (such as a rectifying system) to separate the components of a mixture, when the components have increasingly close boiling points.
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An expert panel under the industry ministry will propose separating power generation and transmission units of utilities between 2017 and 2019, sources close to the issue said Saturday.
A new Receiver Operating Curve (ROC) addresses the separating power of all individual signals to discriminate between the sample classes.
The same source added that South Korea appreciates the decision of HM King Mohammed VI to revice the constitution with a view of launching reforms that aim at separating powers and ensuring further freedoms and rights.
Holmes insisted long ago that in separating powers, the Constitution "do[es] not establish and divide fields of black and white.