What is separation?

  • (noun): Termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal).
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on separation:

Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol
... Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP) is a "map-and-encapsulate" protocol which is developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force LISP Working Group ... The basic idea behind the separation is that the Internet architecture combines two functions, routing locators (where you are attached to the network ... LISP supports the separation of the IPv4 and IPv6 address space following a network-based map-and-encapsulate scheme (RFC 1955) ...
Self-modeling Mixture Analysis
... Blind signal separation, also known as blind source separation, is the separation of a set of source signals from a set of mixed signals, without the ... Much of the early literature in this field focuses on the separation of temporal signals such as audio ... However, blind signal separation is now routinely performed on multidimensional data, such as images and tensors, which may involve no time dimension whatsoever ...
Separation - Politics
... Separation of church and state, the idea that religion and government functions should be separate Political separation (separatism), advocacy of a state of cultural ...
Scots Family Law - Divorce and Dissolution - Divorce - Separation
... If the defender does not consent to the divorce, then the pursuer will only be able to establish an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage once the couple has not lived together as husband and wife for two years. ...
Magnetic Separation
... Magnetic separation is a process in which magnetically susceptible material is extracted from a mixture using a magnetic force ... This separation technique can be useful in mining iron as it is attracted to a magnet ... or with bismuth such as at the Shepherd and Murphy mine in Moina, Tasmania, magnetic separation was used to separate the ores ...

More definitions of "separation":

  • (noun): The social act of separating or parting company.
    Example: "The separation of church and state"
  • (noun): (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order).
    Synonyms: legal separation
  • (noun): Sorting one thing from others.
    Example: "The separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"
  • (noun): The distance between things.
    Example: "Fragile items require separation and cushioning"
    Synonyms: interval
  • (noun): The space where a division or parting occurs.
    Example: "He hid in the separation between walls"
  • (noun): The state of lacking unity.
  • (noun): The act of dividing or disconnecting.

Famous quotes containing the word separation:

    On a subconscious level your child experiences separation from you as a “punishment.” And if he is to be “rewarded” with your return, he must be very good.... Eager for you to come back, your finicky son would probably eat liver if your baby-sitter served it, and he wouldn’t dream of resisting her at bathtime.
    Cathy Rindner Tempelsman (20th century)

    In a separation it is the one who is not really in love who says the more tender things.
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)

    Last evening attended Croghan Lodge International Order of Odd Fellows. Election of officers. Chosen Noble Grand. These social organizations have a number of good results. All who attend are educated in self-government. This in a marked way. They bind society together. The well-to-do and the poor should be brought together as much as possible. The separation into classes—castes—is our danger. It is the danger of all civilizations.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)