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seg·re·gate

 (sĕg′rĭ-gāt′)
v. seg·re·gat·ed, seg·re·gat·ing, seg·re·gates
v.tr.
1. To separate or isolate from others or from a main body or group. See Synonyms at isolate.
2. To cause (people or institutions, for example) to be separated on the basis of race, sex, religion, or another factor.
v.intr.
1. To become separated or distinguished: animals that segregate into male and female herds when not in mating season.
2. To practice a policy of racial segregation.
3. Genetics To undergo genetic segregation.
adj. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
Separated; isolated.
n. (-gĭt, -gāt′)
1. One that is or has been segregated.
2. Genetics See segregant.

[Latin sēgregāre, sēgregāt- : sē-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + grex, greg-, flock; see ger- in Indo-European roots.]

seg′re·ga′tive adj.
seg′re·ga′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.segregator - someone who believes the races should be kept apart
bigot - a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own
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A typical procedure was as follows: 3 g ATP-NH2 was dispersed in 150 mL toluene in a thoroughly dried round bottom flask equipped with magnetic stir bar, water segregator and condenser tube, and then 3 g DEAS was added to the Bask.
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