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isolate

[′ī·sə‚lāt]
(chemical engineering)
To separate two portions of a process system by means of valving or line blanks; used as safety measure during maintenance or repair, or to redirect process flows.
(electricity)
To disconnect a circuit or piece of equipment from an electric supply system.
(genetics)
A population so cut off from others that mating occurs only within the group.
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The product formaldoxime complex of conversion 15 is isolable as green, diamagnetic crystals which have been characterized fully by conventional spectroseopic techniques including single-crystal X-ray crystallography (see Figure 10).26 The organometallic cation is best viewed as consisting of the 16-electron CpCr[(NO).sub.2+] cation bearing the formaldoxime ligand functioning as a 2-electron donor towards the metal centre via its nitrogen atom.
We have seen that the tendency of matter is toward the isolable. This tendency is in fact actualized as a consequence of a further differentiation of the durational tendency into instinct and intellect.
particular experiment provides no evidence that it is an isolable
Owen's influential 1961 article, "Tithenai ta phainomena," for commentators (1) to identify phainomena and endoxa in dialectical contexts, and (2) to understand both the relevant phainomena and the endoxa primarily as isolable, truth-evaluable propositions that have been or would be assented to by the many, the wise, or "the most well-known and reputable ([phrase omitted]) among the wise.
In this sense, my research supports the argument that ethnic boundaries, so clearly drawn on colonial and postcolonial maps of African states, can be deceiving in their seeming implication of isolable, even bounded, ethnic communities (cf.
There can be broad and irreducible social good in grassroots innovation, and that is difficult to enclose within a discrete package with isolable returns.
On the other hand, the second is the hallmark of a modern state, a political arrangement, distinguishable from earlier forms of organization, that is characterized by certain isolable features, such as a bureaucracy (i.e., a rational, universally applicable formula, administered based on rules by office holders), impersonality (i.e., not closely identified with the personality of an individual), and sovereignty (i.e., ultimate authority, free from external interference, within a specifically demarcated territory).
Indeed, if the fault signature matrix for the residuals for TAS, [alpha], and [beta] are computed, it can be immediately seen that the three faults are not strongly isolable since each residual depends on TAS, [alpha], and [beta].
Electrodes were connected to an isolable portable ExG input box linked to the main EMG amplifier for signal transmission via a twin fiber optic cable (Professional BrainAmp ExG MR, Munich, Germany).
(22) For instance, Miriam Prys and Daniel Simons reject the extreme arguments in favor of isolable institutions (at the global and regional levels), as well as the case for vertical interaction and subordination of the regional to the global level.
each of the two analytically isolable partial relationships does not exist without 'self-reflexive co-orientation'.