- (transitive) To set apart or cut off from others.
- (transitive) To place in quarantine or isolation.
- (transitive, chemistry) To separate a substance in pure form from a mixture.
- (transitive) To insulate, or make free of external influence.
- (transitive, microbiology) To separate a pure strain of bacteria etc. from a mixed culture.
- (transitive) To insulate an electrical component from a source of electricity.
transitive: to set apart or cut off from others
transitive: to place in quarantine or isolation
transitive, chemistry: to separate a substance in pure form from a mixture
transitive: to insulate, or make free of external influence
transitive, microbiology: to separate a pure strain of bacteria etc. from a mixed culture
transitive: to insulate an electrical component from a source of electricity
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isolate (plural isolates)
- Something that has been isolated.
something that has been isolated
- isolatable adj
- isolated adj
- isolating adj
- isolation noun
- isolationism noun
- isolative adj
- isolator noun