### separation

1. the act of dividing or disconnecting
2. coming apart
3. the state of lacking unity
4. the distance between things
5. sorting one thing from others

### Separation

In Refining this is the first stage. Consists of separating hydrocarbons via their boiling points, the process takes place in the distillation column.

### Separation

[statistics] In statistics, separation is a phenomenon associated with models for dichotomous or categorical outcomes, including logistic and probit regression. Separation occurs if the predictor (or a linear combination of some subset of the predictors) is associated with only one outcome value when the predictor is greater than some const...
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### Separation

Source separation.
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### separation

[n] - the state of lacking unity 2. [n] - the space where a division or parting occurs 3. [n] - coming apart 4. [n] - termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal) 5. [n] - sorting one thing from others 6. [n] - the social act of separating or parting company 7. [n] - the act of dividing or disconnecting
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### Separation

A term used to describe the pick up of a desired signal compared to the pick up of an undesired signal.
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### Separation

The technique used when printing colour documents - it refers to dividing colour documents into the four-process colours cyan, magenta, yellow, and black, which can be used to recreate every colour within the CMYK gamut.
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### Separation

the process of separating liquid and gas hydrocarbons and water. This is typically accomplished in a pressure vessel at the surface, but newer technologies allow separation to occur in the wellbore under certain conditions.
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### Separation

In concrete application, when concrete is dropped directly with a flat chute causing the concrete to separate, usually occurring at a 1:2 slope.
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### 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. J...
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### separation

The act of separating, or the state of being separated, or separate. Specifically: ... Chemical analysis. ... Divorce. The operation of removing water from steam. Judicial separation, 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 marri...
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### separation

breakup noun coming apart
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### Separation

• (n.) Divorce. • (n.) The operation of removing water from steam. • (n.) The act of separating, or the state of being separated, or separate. • (n.) Chemical analysis.
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### separation

(from the article `coal mining`) In the separation step, the liberated particles are classified into the appropriate groups of coal, impurities, and middlings. Since impurities are ...
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### separation

(from the article `fundamentalism`) ...Christian for those who have been `born again` by accepting Jesus Christ as their Saviour.) A basic theme of Christian fundamentalism, especially ...
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### separation

in law, mutual agreement by a husband and a wife to discontinue living together. A legal separation does not dissolve the marriage contract but ...
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### separation

separation 1. Detached, disconnected, or disjoined. 2. Unconnected; distinct; unique: 'There were two separate questions.' 3. Being or standing apart; distant or dispersed: 'She owned two separate houses.' Quotations Absence diminishes little passions and increases great ones, as wind extin...
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### separation

See limited divorce.
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### Separation

The tendency, as concrete is caused to pass from the unconfined ends of chutes or conveyor belts, for coarse aggregate to separate from the concrete and accumulate at one side; the tendency, as processed aggregate leaves the ends of conveyor belts, chutes, or similar devices with confining sides, for the larger aggregate to separate from the mass a...
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### separation

an arrangement of conductors with solid insulation interposed in such a manner that disruptive discharges cannot occur between them
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### separation

In multistage space vehicles, the point at which a burned-out stage is discarded and the remaining vehicle continues on its course.
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### Separation

Alternate term for Color separation.
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### separation

separation, in law, either the voluntary agreement of husband and wife to live apart or a partial dissolution of the marriage relation by court order. The marriage bond remains, and remarriage of either party is criminal. The separated parties will ordinarily be bound by the provisions of an agreeme...