isolate

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • verb to insulate something electrically
  • verb to keep one patient apart from others usually because he or she has a dangerous infectious disease
  • verb to separate a microorganism from its host or the material on which it grows

Agriculture

  • verb to separate and keep objects or organisms apart from others

Aviation

  • verb to separate something from other things or somebody from other people

Computing

  • verb to separate something from a system

Food

  • noun a pure culture of a microorganism
  • verb to keep one person apart from others because he or she has a dangerous infectious disease
  • verb to identify a single virus, bacterium or other pathogen among many

Military

  • verb to prevent movement to or from a location
  • verb to surround a unit so that it cannot retreat or be reinforced or supported
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