Separating
Separating Sep"a*ra`ting, a. Designed or employed to separate. [1913 Webster]

{Separating funnel} (Chem.), a funnel, often globe-shaped, provided with a stopcock for the separate drawing off of immiscible liquids of different specific gravities. [1913 Webster]


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  • separating — index divergent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Separating — Separate Sep a*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Separated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Separating}.] [L. separatus, p. p. of separare to separate; pfref. se aside + parare to make ready, prepare. See {Parade}, and cf. {Sever}.] 1. To disunite; to divide; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • separating — noun An act of the verb to separate …   Wiktionary

  • Separating — Отделение; разделение …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • separating — sep·a·rate || sepÉ™reɪt v. segregate, set apart; split, divide; disconnect, detach; distinguish; partition; be taken apart, be set apart; be divided; withdraw adj. detached, disconnected; distinct, different; set apart, divided, segregated;… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • separating — adj divisive, isolating, dividing, intervening, partitioning, segregating ≠ unifying …   Useful english dictionary

  • Separating funnel — Separating Sep a*ra ting, a. Designed or employed to separate. [1913 Webster] {Separating funnel} (Chem.), a funnel, often globe shaped, provided with a stopcock for the separate drawing off of immiscible liquids of different specific gravities.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Separating eggs — is a process usually used in cooking, in which one removes the egg yolk from the egg white. This is used to allow one part of the egg to be used without the other part mdash; for instance, many recipes require frothing egg whites to make a foam,… …   Wikipedia

  • Separating axis theorem — For objects lying in a plane (2 dimensional space), the separating axis theorem states that the projection of two convex shapes onto some line will be separate if and only if they are not intersecting. The line for which the objects have disjoint …   Wikipedia

  • Separating set — In mathematics a set of functions S from a set D to a set C is called a separating set for D or said to separate the points of D if for any two distinct elements x and y of D , there exists a function f in S so that f ( x ) ≠ f ( y ). Examples *… …   Wikipedia

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