from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Separated from others; solitary or singular: Reporters in the field observed isolated instances of rebellion.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Placed or standing apart or alone; in isolation.
- adj. Such that no pawn of the same color is in an adjacent file.
- adj. affecting 10 percent to 20 percent of a forecast zone.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of isolate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Placed or standing alone; detached; separated from others.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Standing detached from others of a like kind; placed by itself or alone.
- In chem., pure; freed from combination.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements
- adj. cut off or left behind
- adj. not close together in time
- adj. remote and separate physically or socially
- adj. being or feeling set or kept apart from others
- adj. under forced isolation especially for health reasons
From French isolé, from Italian isolato, from Latin īnsulātus, made into an island, from īnsula, island.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)