separative

[sep-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-]
adjective
1.
tending to separate.
2.
causing separation.

Origin:
1585–95; < Late Latin sēparātīvus, equivalent to Latin sēparāt(us) separate + -īvus -ive

separatively, adverb
separativeness, noun
nonseparative, adjective
unseparative, adjective
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separative (ˈsɛpərətɪv, ˈsɛprə-)
 
adj
tending to separate or causing separation
 
separatively
 
adv
 
separativeness
 
n

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The primary or separative membrane layer can be applied directly to the support tube or to an intermediate layer.
The separative power of an infinitesimal countercurrent element is expressed in terms of radial parameters.
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