Sepaled Se"paled adjective (Botany) Having one or more sepals.
Sepaline Sep"al·ine adjective (Botany) Relating to, or having the nature of, sepals.
Sepalody Se·pal"o·dy noun [ Sepal + Greek ......... form.] (Botany) The metamorphosis of other floral organs into sepals or sepaloid bodies.
Sepaloid Sep"al·oid adjective [ Sepal + - oid .] (Botany) Like a sepal, or a division of a calyx.
Sepalous Sep"al·ous adjective (Botany) Having, or relating to, sepals; -- used mostly in composition. See under Sepal .
Separability Sep`a·ra·bil"i·ty noun Quality of being separable or divisible; divisibility; separableness.
Separable Sep"a·ra·ble adjective
[ Latin separabilis
: confer French séparable
.] Capable of being separated, disjoined, disunited, or divided; as, the separable parts of plants; qualities not separable from the substance in which they exist.
Trials permit me not to doubt of the separableness of a yellow tincture from gold. Boyle.
Separate Sep"a·rate transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Separated
; present participle & verbal noun Separating
.] [ Latin separatus
, past participle of separare
to separate; pfref. se-
aside + parare
to make ready, prepare. See Parade
, and confer Sever
.] 1. To disunite; to divide; to disconnect; to sever; to part in any manner.
From the fine gold I separate the alloy. Dryden.
Separate thyself, I pray thee, from me. Gen. xiii. 9.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Rom. viii. 35. 2. To come between; to keep apart by occupying the space between; to lie between; as, the Mediterranean Sea separates Europe and Africa. 3. To set apart; to select from among others, as for a special use or service.
Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called thaem. Acts xiii. 2. Separated flowers (Botany)
, flowers which have stamens and pistils in separate flowers; diclinous flowers. Gray.
Separate Sep"a·rate intransitive verb To part; to become disunited; to be disconnected; to withdraw from one another; as, the family separated .
Separate Sep"a·rate p. adjective
[ Latin separatus
, past participle ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; -- said of things once connected.
Him that was separate from his brethren. Gen. xlix. 26. 2. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; -- said of things that have not been connected.
For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinnere. Hebrew vii. 26. 3. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls. Separate estate (Law)
, an estate limited to a married woman independent of her husband.
-- Separate maintenance (Law)
, an allowance made to a wife by her husband under deed of separation.
Separatical Sep`a·rat"ic·al adjective Of or pertaining to separatism in religion; schismatical. [ R.] Dr. T. Dwight.
Separating Sep"a·ra`ting adjective Designed or employed to separate. Separating funnel (Chemistry) , a funnel, often globe-shaped, provided with a stopcock for the separate drawing off of immiscible liquids of different specific gravities.
Separation Sep`a·ra"tion noun [ Latin separatio : confer French séparation .] The act of separating, or the state of being separated, or separate. Specifically: (a) Chemical analysis. (b) Divorce. (c) (Steam Boilers) The operation of removing water from steam. Judicial separation (Law) , a form of divorce; a separation of man and wife which has the effect of making each a single person for all legal purposes but without ability to contract a new marriage. Mozley & W.
Separatism Sep"a·ra·tism noun [ CF. French séparatisme .] The character or act of a separatist; disposition to withdraw from a church; the practice of so withdrawing.
Separatist Sep`a·ra·tist noun
[ Confer French séparatiste
.] One who withdraws or separates himself; especially, one who withdraws from a church to which he has belonged; a seceder from an established church; a dissenter; a nonconformist; a schismatic; a sectary.
Heavy fines on divines who should preach in any meeting of separatist . Macaulay.
Separatistic Sep`a·ra·tis"tic adjective Of or pertaining to separatists; characterizing separatists; schismatical.
Separative Sep"a·ra·tive adjective [ Latin separativus .] Causing, or being to cause, separation. " Separative virtue of extreme cold." Boyle.
Separator Sep"a·ra`tor noun [ Latin ] One who, or that which, separates. Specifically: (a) (Steam Boilers) A device for depriving steam of particles of water mixed with it. (b) (Mining) An apparatus for sorting pulverized ores into grades, or separating them from gangue. (c) (Weaving) An instrument used for spreading apart the threads of the warp in the loom, etc.
Separatory Sep"a·ra·to·ry adjective Separative. Cheyne.
Separatory Sep"a·ra·to·ry noun [ Confer French séparatoire .] 1. (Chemistry) An apparatus used in separating, as a separating funnel. 2. (Surg.) A surgical instrument for separating the pericranium from the cranium. [ Obsolete]
Separatrix Sep`a·ra"trix noun
, English -trixes
. [ Latin , she that separates.] (Arith.) The decimal point; the dot placed at the left of a decimal fraction, to separate it from the whole number which it follows. The term is sometimes also applied to other marks of separation.
Sepawn Se·pawn" noun See Supawn . [ Local, U.S.]
Sepelible Sep"e·li·ble adjective [ Latin sepelibilis , from sepelire to bury.] Admitting of burial. [ Obsolete] Bailey.
Sepelition Sep`e·li"tion noun Burial. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hall.
Sephardic Se·phar"dic adjective [ From Sephardim , a name applied to the Spanish Jews, from Sephard , name of a place where Jews were held in captivity ( Ob. 20 ).] Of, pertaining to, or designating, the Jews (the Sephardim , also called Spanish or Portuguese Jews ) descended from Jewish families driven from Spain by the Inquisition.
Sephardim Se·phar"dim noun plural [ NHeb.; orig. uncert.] Jews who are descendants of the former Jews of Spain and Portugal. They are as a rule darker than the northern Jews, and have more delicate features.
Sephen Se"phen noun (Zoology) A large sting ray of the genus Trygon , especially T. sephen of the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. The skin is an article of commerce.
Sepia Se"pi·a noun
, Latin Sepiæ
. [ Latin , from Greek ......... the cuttlefish, or squid.] 1. (Zoology) (a) The common European cuttlefish. (b) A genus comprising the common cuttlefish and numerous similar species. See Illustr . under Cuttlefish . 2. A pigment prepared from the ink, or black secretion, of the sepia, or cuttlefish. Treated with caustic potash, it has a rich brown color; and this mixed with a red forms Roman sepia . Confer India ink , under India . Sepia drawing or picture
, a drawing in monochrome, made in sepia alone, or in sepia with other brown pigments.
Sepia Se"pi·a adjective Of a dark brown color, with a little red in its composition; also, made of, or done in, sepia.
Sepic Se"pic adjective Of or pertaining to sepia; done in sepia; as, a sepic drawing.
Sepidaceous Sep`i·da"ceous adjective (Zoology) Like or pertaining to the cuttlefishes of the genus Sepia.
Sepiment Sep"i·ment noun [ Latin sepimentum , saepimentum , from sepire , saepire , to hedge in.] Something that separates; a hedge; a fence. [ R.] Bailey.
Sepiolite Se"pi·o·lite` noun [ Septa + -lite .] (Min.) Meerschaum. See Meerschaum .
Sepiostare Se"pi·o·stare` noun [ Sepia + Greek ......... a bone.] (Zoology) The bone or shell of cuttlefish. See Illust. under Cuttlefish .
Sepon Se·pon" noun See Supawn . [ Local, U.S.]
Sepose Se·pose" transitive verb [ Latin pref se- aside + English pose .] To set apart. [ Obsolete] Donne.
Seposit Se·pos"it transitive verb [ Latin sepositus , past participle of seponere to set aside.] To set aside; to give up. [ Obsolete]
Seposition Sep`o·si"tion noun [ Latin sepositio .] The act of setting aside, or of giving up. [ Obsolete] Jer. Taylor.
Sepoy Se"poy noun [ Persian sipāhī , from sipāh an army. Confer Spahi .] A native of India employed as a soldier in the service of a European power, esp. of Great Britain; an Oriental soldier disciplined in the European manner.
Seppuku Sep·pu"ku noun Same as Hara-kiri .
Seppuku , or hara-kiri, also came into vogue. W. E. Griffis.
Sepsin Sep"sin noun [ Greek ......... putrefaction.] (Physiol. Chem.) A soluble poison (ptomaine) present in putrid blood. It is also formed in the putrefaction of proteid matter in general.
Sepsis Sep"sis noun [ New Latin , from Greek ......... putrefaction.] (Medicine) The poisoning of the system by the introduction of putrescent material into the blood.
Sept Sept noun
[ A corruption of sect
, noun ] A clan, tribe, or family, proceeding from a common progenitor; -- used especially of the ancient clans in Ireland.
The chief, struck by the illustration, asked at once to be baptized, and all his sept followed his example. S. Lover.
Septal Sep"tal adjective Of or pertaining to a septum or septa, as of a coral or a shell.
Septane Sep"tane noun [ Latin septem seven.] (Chemistry) See Heptane . [ R.]
Septangle Sep"tan`gle noun [ Septi- + angle .] (Geom.) A figure which has seven angles; a heptagon. [ R.]
Septangular Sep·tan"gu·lar adjective Heptagonal.
Septarium Sep·ta"ri·um noun
; plural Septaria
. [ New Latin , from Latin septum
, an inclosure, a partition, from sepire
, to inclose.] (Geol.) A flattened concretionary nodule, usually of limestone, intersected within by cracks which are often filled with calcite, barite, or other minerals.
Septate Sep"tate adjective [ Latin septum , saeptum , partition.] Divided by partition or partitions; having septa; as, a septate pod or shell.
September Sep·tem"ber noun [ Latin , from septem seven, as being the seventh month of the Roman year, which began with March: confer French septembre . See Seven .] The ninth month of the year, containing thurty days.
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