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segregates, 3rd person singular present; segregated, past tense; segregated, past participle; segregating, present participle;
  1. Set apart from the rest or from each other; isolate or divide
    • - hazardous waste needs to be segregated from ordinary trash
  2. Separate or divide (people, activities, or institutions) along racial, sexual, or religious lines
    • - blacks were segregated in churches, schools, and colleges
    • - segregated education systems
  3. (of pairs of alleles) Be separated at meiosis and transmitted independently via separate gametes

  1. An allele that has undergone segregation

  2. A species within an aggregate

  1. separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation; "This neighborhood is segregated"; "We don't segregate in this county"
  2. someone who is or has been segregated
  3. divide from the main body or mass and collect; "Many towns segregated into new counties"; "Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"
  4. separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others; "the sun segregates the carbon"; "large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"
  5. (segregation) (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes
  6. (segregation) a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
  7. In taxonomy, a segregate, or a segregate taxon is created when a taxon is split off, from another taxon. This other taxon will be better known, usually bigger, and will continue to exist, even after the segregate taxon has been split off. ...
  8. To separate, used especially of social policies that directly or indirectly keep races or ethnic groups apart; Separate; select; Separated from others of the same kind
  9. (segregation) The setting apart or separation of things or people, as a natural process, a manner of organizing people the may be voluntary or enforced by law; Separation from a mass, and gathering about centers or into cavities at hand through cohesive or adhesive attraction or the ...
  10. (Segregated) An account with an investment adviser holding separate funds to be used only for agreed-upon purposes.
  11. (Segregation) Concentration of alloying elements at specific regions, usually as a result of the primary crystallization of one phase with the subsequent concentration of other elements in the remaining liquid.
  12. (Segregation) A disciplinary unit, used for minor and major offenses, where prisoners are kept apart from the main population and denied most all privileges.
  13. (Segregation) Distance required by the rules of IMDG or BC codes between the various commodities of dangerous and or bulk cargoes.
  14. (segregation) (1) Nonuniform distribution of alloying elements, impurities, or microphases in metals and alloys. ...
  15. (Segregation) The normal biological process whereby the two pieces of a chromosome pair are separated during meiosis and randomly distributed to the germ cells.
  16. (Segregation) the policy or practice of segregating people of different races, classes, ethnic groups- in schools, housing, and public/commercial facilities- as a form of discrimination.
  17. (Segregation) The separation of the components of wet concrete caused by excessive handling or vibration.
  18. (Segregation) The confinement of an offender to an individual cell that is separated from the general population.
  19. (Segregation) the physical and social separation of categories of people
  20. (segregation) Separation of replicated chromosomes to opposite sides of the cell. Distribution of alleles on chromosomes into gametes during meiosis.
  21. (Segregation) The variation in chemical composition resulting from elements with the lowest freezing points concentrating in the last part of the ingot or slap to solidify.
  22. (SEGREGATION (In the U.S.)) The viciously enforced separation of the “races” (blacks and whites), especially in the southern states of America, from the period after Reconstruction following the Civil War, until it was mostly made illegal in the 1960s. ...
  23. (Segregation) The isolation of securities that the firm may not use for hypothecation or loan. The securities, which must be "locked up" by the firm, represent fully paid-for securities or the portion of a margin account in excess of loanable securities.
  24. (segregation) the state of being separated