capable of being separated, parted, or dissociated.
2. Mathematics. a.
containing a countable dense subset.
(of a differential equation) capable of being written so that coefficients of the differentials of the independent
and dependent variables are, respectively, functions of these variables alone. Compare separation of variables
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English Related forms
(< Middle French
) < Latin sēparābilis,
equivalent to sēparā
) to separate
+ -bilis -ble
separability, separableness, noun