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- adj. detached; not connected or joined.
- adj. estranged; living apart but not divorced.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of separate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected by the action denoted by the verb separate; specifically, obtained (as milk or cream) by the centrifugal method (which see).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. spaced apart
- adj. separated at the joint
- adj. being or feeling set or kept apart from others
- adj. no longer connected or joined
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Add the curry paste and fry for 5 minutes, until the oil has once again separated from the cream and it is quite fragrant, stirring frequently.
Sometimes used for the objective after a verb or preposition, esp. when separated from the governing word by other words.
My sitting Tory, a real trougher, increased his share of the vote and majority in this wealthy part of the SE (just outside the M25 and separated from the London Borough of Bromleee by that marvellous orbital car park and the North Downs).
You just do not hear about clergy from other denominations who have separated from the mother catholic church do the same, when the going gets tough, back to US. woodtrnr
The worthwhile will be separated from the worthless, the most challenging work will be identified while the jejune and the formula-riven will be duly ignored.
The technology can be separated from the literacy component initially.
I don't have children but I separated from the Coast Guard about a year ago after 6 years in.
Human capital claims are illiquid because they can't be separated from the human being in which they reside.
It will continue to be the case until the SS system Fund is separated from the general Federal budget.
Another topic on which politics and economics can be separated is "supply-side tax cuts."