follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

separatory

[sep-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈsɛp ər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
1.
serving to separate.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Neo-Latin sēparātōrius, equivalent to Latin sēparā(re) to separate + -tōrius -tory1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for separatory
  • Fold sample filter and insert into the neck of a separatory funnel, without allowing the filter to become wet.
  • Place this aliquot into a l-liter separatory funnel.
  • Filter the resulting liquid through a fluted filter paper directly into a separatory funnel.

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for separatory

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for separatory

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends