isolability

isolable

[ahy-suh-luh-buhl, is-uh-]
adjective
capable of being isolated.

Origin:
1850–55; isol(ate) + -able

isolability, noun
nonisolable, adjective
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isolate
 
vb
1.  to place apart; cause to be alone
2.  med to quarantine (a person or animal) having or suspected of having a contagious disease
3.  to obtain (a compound) in an uncombined form
4.  to obtain pure cultures of (bacteria, esp those causing a particular disease)
5.  electronics to prevent interaction between (circuits, components, etc); insulate
 
n
6.  an isolated person or group
 
[C19: back formation from isolated, via Italian from Latin insulātus, literally: made into an island; see insulate]
 
'isolable
 
adj
 
isola'bility
 
n
 
'isolator
 
n

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isolable i·so·la·ble (ī'sə-lə-bəl)
adj.
Possible to isolate.

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