isolation

  1. a state of separation between persons or groups
  2. a feeling of being disliked and alone
  3. a country's withdrawal from internal politics

Isolation

The procedure by which a pathogen is separated from its host and its culture on a nutrient medium. Also, confinement of a hospital patient to reduce the spread of infectious disease either from, or to other patients.

Isolation

[Alter Bridge song] `Isolation` is a song written and performed by Alter Bridge, released as the first single from their third album, AB III, and is their most successful single to date. It was made available as a digital download on September 26, 2010 in the United Kingdom by Roadrunner Records and October 25, 2010 in the United States by ...
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Isolation

[health care] In health care, isolation refers to various measures taken to prevent contagious diseases from being spread from a patient to other patients, health care workers, and visitors, or from others to a particular patient. Various forms of isolation exist, some of which contact procedures are modified, and others in which the patien...
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isolation

1. The process of getting an organism in pure culture. 2. The pure culture itself.
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isolation

[n] - a state of separation between persons or groups 2. [n] - (psychiatry) a defense mechanism in which memory of an unacceptable act or impulse is separated from the emotion originally associated with it 3. [n] - a feeling of being disliked and alone 4. [n] - a country`s withdrawal from internal politics 5. [n] - the act of...
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Isolation

A containing of the sound wave in a certain area so that it will not leak into other areas and/or unintended mics.
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Isolation

A control measure useful for dealing with a toxic hazard in a work area where most of the other work is risk (chemical) free. The particular process which is dangerous can be segregated and special precautions can be taken in this area.
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Isolation

Kept apart from other people. People having high dose chemotherapy, bone marrow or stem cell transplant are often looked after in single rooms while their white blood cell counts are low. This is to protect them from infection. People having some types of internal radiotherapy may need to be looked after in isolation to make sure other people are n...
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Isolation

Electrical separation between two circuits, or circuit elements
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Isolation

The reduction of the capacity of a system to respond to an external force by use of resilient isolating materials.
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Isolation

I`so·la'tion (-lā'shŭn) noun [ Confer French isolation .] The act of isolating, or the state of being isolated; insulation; separation; loneliness. Milman.
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isolation

<procedure> Any procedure in which a given species of organism, present in a particular sample or environment, is obtained in pure culture. ... (15 Oct 1997) ...
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isolation

closing off noun the act of isolating something; setting something apart from others
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isolation

(i″so-la´shәn) the process of separating, or the state of being alone. the extraction and purification of a chemical substance of unknown structure from a natural source. the separation of infected individuals from those uninfected for the period of communicability of a particular disea...
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Isolation

• (n.) The act of isolating, or the state of being isolated; insulation; separation; loneliness.
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isolation

(from the article `theatrical production`) Almost all productions (the so-called happenings of the 1960s are notable exceptions) endeavour to achieve two basic aims. First, every production ...
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isolation

in medicine, separation of an infected individual (human or animal) from the healthy until that individual is no longer able to transmit the ...
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isolation

isolation The process of separating someone or something from others, or the fact of being alone and separated from others.
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Isolation

To be electrically separate. A measure of the strength of the dielectric providing the electrical division or separation.
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isolation

setting something apart from others
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isolation

function intended to make dead for reasons of safety all or a discrete section of the electrical installation by separating the electrical installation or section from every source of electric energy
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isolation

Type: Term Pronunciation: ī′sō-lā′shŭn Definitions: 1. In microbiology, separation of an organism from others, usually by making serial cultures. 2. Separation for the period of communicability of infected people or animals from others, so as to prevent or limit the direct or indirect transmission of the infectious a...
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isolation

State of being separated from others. Isolation is sometimes used to prevent disease from spreading.
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Isolation

[John Lennon song] `Isolation` is a 1970 song appearing on John Lennon`s first official solo album release, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. It ends side one of the album, and is the fifth track. ==Personnel== The musicians who performed on the original recording were as follows: ==Cover versions== The song was covered by Snow Patrol in 2005, ...
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