sequestration


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se·ques·tra·tion

 (sē′kwĭ-strā′shən, sĕk′wĭ-)
n.
1. The act or process of sequestering: the sequestration of the jury.
2. Law
a. The sequestering of property.
b. The writ authorizing such sequestering.
c. The legal process by which such sequestering is accomplished.
3. Chemistry The inhibition or prevention of normal ion behavior by combination with added materials, especially the formation of coordination compounds or chelates of metallic ions.
4. The process of removing a chemical from the environment and sequestering it in an organic or physical structure.

sequestration

(ˌsiːkwɛˈstreɪʃən)
n
1. the act of sequestering or state of being sequestered
2. (Law) law the sequestering of property
3. (Chemistry) chem the effective removal of ions from a solution by coordination with another type of ion or molecule to form complexes that do not have the same chemical behaviour as the original ions. See also sequestrant

se•ques•tra•tion

(ˌsi kwɛsˈtreɪ ʃən, sɪ kwɛs-)

n.
1. an act or instance of sequestering.
2.
a. the sequestering of property.
b. confiscation or seizure.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sequestration - the act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury"
separation - the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
2.sequestration - the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
3.sequestration - a writ that authorizes the seizure of property
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
4.sequestration - seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized
appropriation - a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner; "the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit"; "a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest"

sequestration

noun
1. The act or process of isolating:
2. The act of secluding or the state of being secluded:
Translations

sequestration

[ˌsiːkwesˈtreɪʃən] Nsecuestración f

sequestration

n (Jur) → Sequestration f; (in bankruptcy case also) → Zwangsverwaltung f

se·ques·tra·tion

n. secuestro, aislamiento.
1. acto de aislar;
2. formación de un sequestrum.
References in classic literature ?
The Courier has a conscience; and with a view to keeping it easy, insists that he shall be left in ignorance of that part of the plot which relates to the sequestration of my Lord.
Then it came over me that, in spite of Flora's presumable sequestration from the instant of her return from the pool, it might already be too late.
At that time there was no rigid sequestration on the islands, and lepers, if they chose, were allowed to go free.
It is in vain I represent that, before the sequestration of emigrant property, I had remitted the imposts they had ceased to pay; that I had collected no rent; that I had had recourse to no process.
She had good reason to believe that some property of her husband in the West Indies, which had been for many years under a sort of sequestration for the payment of its own incumbrances, might be recoverable by proper measures; and this property, though not large, would be enough to make her comparatively rich.
Saudi Arabia's Sabic, a global leader in diversified chemicals, hosted the regional meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum for the Middle East and South Africa at the Sabic Academy in Riyadh on October 25 and 26.
The CO2 Regulatory Certainty Act aligns tax guidelines with existing federal regulations to ensure taxpayers are better able to utilize the Section 45Q carbon sequestration tax credit.
Bronchopulmonary sequestration is one of the rare thoracic congenital anomalies.
La famille de la fillette a depose plainte pour que les auteurs de cette tentative de sequestration soient demasques et traduits devant la justice.
Carbon sequestration is the phenomenon of capturing CO2 and other forms of carbon from the atmosphere and long term storage in the soil to defer the global warming.
In his speech made at the closing session of the activities of the 6th Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum Ministerial Meeting in Riyadh being held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Engineer Al-Naimi said: "We hope that developing countries would be able in the future to take advantage of these resources and that technology and innovation would contribute to helping to reduce any side effects of the use of resources, with my belief that climate change is a challenge that can be dealt with through innovation and progress in the fields of technology and research,"
The House majority is trying to meet a sequestration target and it's the sequestration that's driving all the cuts," McDonald says.