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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.
Surgical resection is the only recommended treatment for symptomatic pulmonary sequestrations and even in asymptomatic (especially IPS and subdiaphragmatic EPS) cases because of the risk of pulmonary infection, haemorrhage and malignant transformation.
Examples abound in a recent Pentagon report on sequestrations deadly consequences.
Extralobar pulmonary sequestration, on the other hand, is less common (comprises 25% of the pulmonary sequestrations), has its own visceral pleura, and drains through an anomalous venous drainage into systemic veins routing to the right atrium.
Grossly, intralobar sequestrations usually show the effects of chronic inflammation due to recurrent infection.
Intralobar sequestrations are then subdivided according to the amount of pulmonary arterial contribution into types I, II, and III if they posses extensive, slight, or absent pulmonary input, respectively.