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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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sep·a·ra·ting a. Designed or employed to separate.
 Separating funnel Chem., a funnel, often globe-shaped, provided with a stopcock for the separate drawing off of immiscible liquids of different specific gravities.