sequestration

  1. the act of segregating or sequestering
  2. seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized

sequestration

The process of storing carbon within a plant. During photosynthesis, carbon dixoide from the atmosphere is broken down into oxygen, which is released back into the atmosphere, and carbon, which is stored (sequestered) in the tree's trunk, branches and roots. Sidewalk pit

sequestration

the formation of stable calcium, magnesium, iron complex by treating water or mud with certain complex phosphates.

sequestration

[n] - the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions 2. [n] - a writ that authorizes the seizure of property 3. [n] - seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized
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Sequestration

The removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere by photosynthesis, or technological measures through storage in a
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Sequestration

is where carbon dioxide is absorbed from the atmosphere and stored by soil or trees. These areas are called 'sinks' (see below). This absorbed, 'Sequestered' carbon can be counted as credit, that can then be used as a commodity in a carbon trading system.
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Sequestration

The capture of atmospheric carbon dioxide in a solid material (such as growing trees, other vegetation, and soils) or a carbon sink through biological or physical processes, such as photosynthesis.
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Sequestration

Seq`ues·tra'tion noun [ Latin sequestratio : confer French séquestration .] 1. (a) (Civil & Com. Law) The act of separating, or setting aside, a thing in controversy from the possession of both the parties that contend for it, to be delivered to the one adjudged en...
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sequestration

1. Formation of a sequestrum. ... 2. Loss of blood or of its fluid content into spaces within the body so that it is withdrawn from the circulating volume, resulting in haemodynamic impairment, hypovolaemia, hypotension, and reduced venous return to the heart. ... Origin: L. Sequestratio, fr. Sequestro, pp. -atus, to lay aside ... (05 Mar 2000) ......
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sequestration

noun a writ that authorizes the seizure of property
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sequestration

noun the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions
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sequestration

(se″kwәs-tra´shәn) abnormal separation of a part from a whole, as a portion of a bone by a pathologic process, or a portion of the circulating blood in a specific part occurring naturally or produced by application of a tourniquet. isolation of a patient. pulmonary se...
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sequestration

in its broadest legal sense, the removal of property from a person in possession of the property. In international law, sequestration denotes the ... [1 related articles]
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sequestration

sequestration 1. The formation of a piece of a sequestrum. 2. The isolation of a patient. 3. A net increase in the quantity of blood within a limited vascular area, occurring physiologically, with or without forward flow persisting, or produced artificially by the application of tourniquets.
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Sequestration

[law] Sequestration (in law) is the act of removing, separating, or seizing anything from the possession of its owner under process of law for the benefit of creditors or the state. ==Etymology== The Latin sequestrare, to set aside or surrender, a late use, is derived from sequester, a depositary or trustee, one in whose hands a thing in di...
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Sequestration

The process of sequestration is a writ of commission, sometimes directed to the sheriff, but most usually, to four or more commissioners of the complainant's own nomination, authorizing them to enter upon the real or personal estate of the defendant, and to take the rents, issues and profits into their own hands, and keep possession of, or pay the ...
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Sequestration

(n) Sequestration is the order issued by judge directing isolation of a person, witness, jury etc. until the conclusion of the trial, so that he cannot have access to the outside world which may influence his stand.
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sequestration

n. the act of a judge issuing an order that a jury or witness be sequestered (kept apart from outside contacts during trial).
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sequestration

Type: Term Pronunciation: sē′kwes-trā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Formation of a sequestrum. 2. Loss of blood or of its fluid content into spaces within the body so that it is withdrawn from the circulating volume, resulting in hemodynamic impairment, hypovolemia, hypotension, and reduced venous return to the heart.
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sequestration

(global warming) the removal of carbon dioxide from the Earth's atmosphere and storage in a sink as when trees absorb CO2 in photosynthesis and store it in their tissues.
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sequestration

Keeping all jurors together during a trial to prevent them from being influenced by information received outside courtroom.
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Sequestration

1) The act of isolating a jury or witness. 2) The act of a court taking property that is a subject of a legal dispute pending the outcome of a lawsuit to determine ownership. (See also: sequester)
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sequestration

the act of segregating or sequestering
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