isolate
Pronunciation
  • (verb) IPA: /ˈaɪsəleɪt/
  • (noun) IPA: /ˈaɪsələt/
Verb

isolate (isolates, present participle isolating; past and past participle isolated)

  1. (transitive) To set apart or cut off from others.
  2. (transitive) To place in quarantine or isolation.
  3. (transitive, chemistry) To separate a substance in pure form from a mixture.
  4. (transitive) To insulate, or make free of external influence.
  5. (transitive, microbiology) To separate a pure strain of bacteria etc. from a mixed culture.
  6. (transitive) To insulate an electrical component from a source of electricity.
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isolate (plural isolates)

  1. Something that has been isolated.
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