seclusion


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seclusion

[si′klü·zhən]
(meteorology)
A special case of the process of occlusion, where the point at which the cold front first overtakes the warm front (or quasi-stationary front) is at some distance from the apex of the wave cyclone.
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But so long and so entire had been my parents' seclusion from the world, that many weeks elapsed before a suitable situation could be procured.
 postsusananthony period, having no knowledge of the seclusion,
The light thus produced was deliciously soft, mysterious, and subdued; it fell equally upon all the objects in the room; it helped to intensify the deep silence, and the air of profound seclusion that possessed the place; and it surrounded, with an appropriate halo of repose, the solitary figure of the master of the house, leaning back, listlessly composed, in a large easy- chair, with a reading-easel fastened on one of its arms, and a little table on the other.
Not a human creature, large or small, appeared in any part of the sacred seclusion.
He felt at the moment like a tight-rope artist might feel if suddenly, in the middle of the performance, the manager of the Music Hall were to rush out of the proper managerial seclusion and begin to shake the rope.
It fed, since it could not roam abroad, upon the human material which was brought to it in its official seclusion.
The conditions of confined space, seclusion, and solitude in a small four-roomed cottage were favourable to his inspiration.
It is the first crisis training program to completely eliminate the use of restraints and seclusion as accepted behavioral management tools.
Cairo: Egyptian authorities have set strict rules for going into spiritual seclusion in mosques in the mostly Muslim country, the latest move in an inexorable government crackdown on militant Islamists.
The use of seclusion rooms, as they are known, is contentious, but they are widely used across the country.
Information showing a continuing decline in the use of seclusion in mental health facilities has today been made available on the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW's) Mental Health Services in Australia website.
I think the consensus is that restraint and seclusion should never be used on a regular basis as a way to discipline children or respond to misbehavior," Ciolfi says.