isolating

[ ahy-suh-ley-ting, is-uh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF isolating
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At least there are difficulties in isolating anything we can call love of race.

They have succeeded in isolating the bacillus leprae and studying it.

The temper of the age in fact was changing, and isolating her as it changed.

The self-sufficingness of Stoicism is essentially inhuman and isolating.

I take forty Bees, isolating them, as usual, in screws of paper.

Round the torpedo were eight persons, standing on isolating substances.

Of separating her from whatever group of the moment she was in, and isolating her to himself?

In these days of ours the idea of isolating the population is chimerical.

Perception is at once a combining response and an isolating response.

You do not succeed in isolating the precise fact you wish to observe.

WORD ORIGIN

by 1786, a new formation from isolated (q.v.).

As a noun from 1890, from earlier adjectival use (1819).

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