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

 sep·a·ra·tion /ˌsɛpəˈreʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sep·a·ra·tion /ˌsɛpəˈreʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 分隔; 間距

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sep·a·ra·tion n.  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.
 Judicial separation Law, 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 marriage. --Mozley & W.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of dividing or disconnecting
      2: coming apart [syn: breakup, detachment]
      3: the state of lacking unity [ant: union]
      4: the distance between things; "fragile items require
         separation and cushioning" [syn: interval]
      5: sorting one thing from others; "the separation of wheat from
         chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"
      6: the social act of separating or parting company; "the
         separation of church and state"
      7: the space where a division or parting occurs; "he hid in the
         separation between walls"
      8: termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)
      9: (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either
         by mutual agreement or under a court order) [syn: legal