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Noun
/ˌsepəˈrāSHən/,
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separations, plural;
  1. The action or state of moving or being moved apart
    • - the damage that might arise from the separation of parents and children
  2. The state in which a husband and wife remain married but live apart
    • - legal grounds for divorce or separation
    • - she and her husband have agreed to a trial separation
  3. The division of something into constituent or distinct elements
    • - prose structured into short sentences with meaningful separation into paragraphs
  4. The process of distinguishing between two or more things
    • - religion involved the separation of the sacred and the profane
    • - the constitution imposed a clear separation between church and state
  5. The process of sorting and then extracting or removing a specified substance for use or rejection

  6. Distinction or difference between the signals carried by the two channels of a stereophonic system

  7. The generation of a turbulent boundary layer between the surface of a body and a moving fluid, or between two fluids moving at different speeds


  1. the state of lacking unity
  2. coming apart
  3. interval: the distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning"
  4. sorting one thing from others; "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"
  5. the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
  6. the space where a division or parting occurs; "he hid in the separation between walls"
  7. sEParation is an EP by Destroy Babylon, released on May 4, 2007.
  8. Separation a film produced in 1967 and released in 1968 was written by and starring Jane Arden and directed by Jack Bond. The film explores the life of a middle-aged woman following the breakdown of her marriage. ...
  9. In air traffic control, separation is the name for the concept of keeping an aircraft in a minimum distance from another aircraft to reduce the risk of those aircraft colliding, as well as prevent accidents due to wake turbulence.
  10. Flocking behavior is the behavior exhibited when a group of birds, called a flock, are foraging or in flight. There are parallels with the shoaling behavior of fish, the swarming behavior of insects, and herd behavior of land animals.
  11. In the U.S. armed forces, separation means that a person is leaving active duty, but not necessarily leaving the service entirely. ...
  12. The Separation is a 2002 novel by Christopher Priest. It is an alternate history revolving around the experiences of identical twin brothers during the Second World War, during which one becomes a pilot for the RAF, and the other, a conscientious objector, becomes an ambulance driver for the Red ...
  13. The act of separating or the condition of being separated; The place at which a division occurs; An interval, gap or space that separates things; An agreement terminating a relationship between husband and wife, but short of a divorce
  14. (separating) An act of the verb to separate
  15. (Separations) Usually in the four-color process arena, separate film holding qimages of one specific color per piece of film. Black, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow. Can also separate specific PMS colors through film.
  16. (separations) Preparation of 4 color artwork for printing as separate CMYK plates.
  17. (Separations) The result of breaking a color image into four components that allow proper amounts of cyan, magenta, yellow, and black ink to be applied to recreate the colors on the printing press.
  18. (Separations) A set of three or four continuous tone or halftone photographic films made photographically or electronically from an original subject. Each film represents one of the printer colours abstracted and are used to make printing plates in colour process printing.
  19. (14. Separations) Breaking a multicoloured image into its print colours. Each resulting separation is output on a piece of film or paper so that when realigned through its registration marks will recreate the full image. ...
  20. (Informal) Colour Separations: set of positive or negative film from which printing plates are made. Original colour 'Artwork' is electronically or photographically filtered to produce a set of 'Halftone' positives or negatives. May be termed (informal) 'Seps'. ...
  21. (Separations) In four color process printing you have a continuous tone image that is separated into four different colors, CMYK, enabling it to be printed. The process begins with scanning an image. The scanned image is then separated into the four process
  22. (Separations) Most commonly a set of 4 halftone films (CMYK) resulting from scanned continuous tones being broken down into the process colours.
  23. (Separations) Steps and movements in a program where dance couples or pair teams are not holding onto each other while skating. Restricted in dance events, unrestricted in pair events.
  24. Color separations either prepared by an artist using separate overlays for each color or achieved photographically by use of filters.
  25. (Separated) Fat inhibits the foaming of egg whites. Since egg yolks contain fat, they are often separated from the whites and the whites beaten separately to allow them to reach their fullest possible volume. ...