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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sep·a·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Separated p. pr. & vb. n. Separating.]
 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 Bot., flowers which have stamens and pistils in separate flowers; diclinous flowers.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt
             detached from the group"; "could not remain the
             isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson;
             "thought of herself as alone and separated from the
             others"; "had a set-apart feeling" [syn: detached, isolated,
      2: spaced apart [syn: spaced]
      3: not living together as man and wife; "decided to live
         apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are
         separated" [syn: apart(p), separate]
      4: separated at the joint; "a dislocated knee"; "a separated
         shoulder" [syn: disjointed, dislocated]
      5: no longer connected or joined; "a detached part"; "on one
         side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached"; "the
         separated spacecraft will return to their home bases"
         [syn: detached]