separation

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separation resulting from hostility alienation , estrangement
belief in: the primacy of the Bible; baptism of believers not infants; complete separation of church and state Anabaptism
religion, sixth century, believing in adult baptism, church-state separation, nonviolence Anabaptists
abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations analysis , analytic thinking
angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer angular distance
forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another avulsion
French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755) Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu , Charles Louis de Secondat , Montesquieu
anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access barrier
personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) breach , break , falling out , rift , rupture , severance
hole or separation break
reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent budding
fracture without separation of the fragments and the line of the break being very thin capillary fracture , hairline fracture
(chemistry) separation of a substance into two or more substances that may differ from each other and from the original substance chemical decomposition reaction , decomposition , decomposition reaction
line formed by a groove between two parts (especially the separation between a woman's breasts) cleavage
breast separation line cleavage
punctuation mark (,) used to indicate the separation of elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence comma
sentences' separation by comma rather than by correct semicolon or period comma fault , comma splice , run-on sentence
conceptual separation or distinction contrast , demarcation , dividing line , line
blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts crack
organic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells cytokinesis
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