dissociate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v dissociate to undergo a reversible or temporary breakdown of a molecule into simpler molecules or atoms "acids dissociate to give hydrogen ions"
    • v dissociate regard as unconnected "you must dissociate these two events!","decouple our foreign policy from ideology"
    • v dissociate part; cease or break association with "She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t dissociate dĭs*sō"shĭ*āt To separate from fellowship or union; to disunite; to disjoin; as, to dissociate the particles of a concrete substance. "Before Wyclif's death in 1384, John of Gaunt had openly dissociated himself from the reformer."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dissociate To sever the association or connection of; dissever; disunite; separate.
    • dissociate Specifically.
    • dissociate In chem., to separate the elements of; decompose by dissociation.
    • dissociate To undergo dissociation; of an electrolyte in solution, to separate into ions some possessing positive and some negative electric charges, and capable of conveying an electric current by their motion through the solution with these charges.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Dissociate dis-sō′shi-āt to separate from a society or company: to disunite: to separate
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. dissociatus, p. p. of dissociare, to dissociate; dis-, + sociare, to unite, associate, socius, companion. See Social
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. dissociāre, -ātumdis, asunder, sociāre, to unite.

Usage

In literature:

The ultimate object is to dissociate the soul from its material envelopes but in the means prescribed we can trace two orders of ideas.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
Asceticism, that is dissociated from these faults and endued with these virtues, becomes the source of great prosperity.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
If need be, she would tell him, diplomatically; dissociating herself from her mother's attitude.
"Far to Seek" by Maud Diver
To dissociate yourself from the R.S.
"Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences Vol 2 (of 2)" by James Marchant
The final dissociation sets all the atoms free.
"Occult Chemistry" by Annie Besant and Charles W. Leadbeater
A few series of nouns, objects, verbs, and movements dissociated from foreign symbols were obtained.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
In many ways the Brahmans dissociate themselves from popular religion.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
The prelates dissociated themselves from so stringent a law, but did not actively oppose it.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
That the power of government be dissociated from advancing the profits of capital, and made always to mean the welfare of labor.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
Herrnhut Community, Goethe attends a synod of, 63; dissociates himself from the community, 79.
"The Youth of Goethe" by Peter Hume Brown
Until now it had never been possible to dissociate her completely from Aunt Kitty.
"The Triflers" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
Mechanical or "work" energy is dissociated from any molecular action.
"The Energy System of Matter" by James Weir
Nor can the propaganda carried on in Spain be dissociated from that in Spanish America.
"South America and the War" by F. A. Kirkpatrick
We cannot dissociate them in the garden.
"Garden-Craft Old and New" by John D. Sedding
Nutrition cannot be dissociated from sensation.
"The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6" by E. Rameur
As for Jules, he could not have dissociated her from the thought of the circus.
"Mademoiselle Blanche" by John David Barry
Try as she would she could never wholly dissociate herself from him.
"A Gamble with Life" by Silas K. Hocking
Now the work of cultivation is generally dissociated from the manufacture of sugar.
"Our First Half-Century" by Government of Queensland
This visit was entirely dissociated from all State paraphernalia.
"The Public Life of Queen Victoria" by John McGilchrist
We cannot at the present period dissociate from beer the idea of hops.
"Odd Bits of History" by Henry W. Wolff
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In news:

Pot separates you from your feelings as it dissociates your thinking from the meaningful world.
It's Friday, July 20th, 2012 and you are listening to Dissociative Identity here on WKDU Philadelphia, 91.7 fm.
It's July 13th, 2012 and you are listening to Dissociative Identity here on WKDU Philadelphia, 91.7 fm.
A Look at Dissociative Identity Disorder.
The Latest on Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder).
Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder).
Their publication, Journal of Trauma & Dissociation , recently published guidelines for treating DID in adults.3.
Dissociative Identity Disorder (Multiple Personality Disorder).
The job involves producing rat litters, dissociating the neurons from their brains, getting the sensors into a lentivirus delivery system, growing the cells, and using a powerful microscope to image all of them.
The Latest on Dissociative Identity Disorder ( Multiple Personality Disorder).
Dissociative Identity Disorder ( Multiple Personality Disorder).
Reexperiencing/Hyperaroused and Dissociative States in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder .
John Biever, Maryann Karinch write book on dissociative disorder.
The LCMS-8040 achieves high sensitivity by reengineering ion optics and collision cell technology, which can result in higher ion transmission and collision-induced dissociation efficiency.
He told police he smoked the pot but had not taken the mushrooms, which he described as "dissociative," according to the criminal complaint against him.
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In science:

The ratio of proton dissociative to elastic cross sections is taken from the present ρ analysis and assumed to be the same for all VMs.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
All kinematic and angular distributions are taken to be identical for elastic and proton dissociative scattering, as supported by the present data, except for the |t| dependence of the cross sections.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
The |t| distributions (f)-(i) are sensitive to the amount of diffractive backgrounds (proton dissociation for the notag sample, elastic scattering for the tag sample) and to the values assumed for the exponential t slopes.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
An absolute error of ±0.10 is used for the ratio of the proton dissociative (with MY < 5 GeV) to elastic cross sections, which corresponds to about 20% relative error.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
Finally, elastic and proton dissociative scatterings are compared, including tests of proton vertex factorisation.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
Within errors, no difference is observed between the elastic and proton dissociative samples.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
The upper points are for the elastic processes, the lower points for proton dissociative diffraction, divided by a factor 2 to improve the readability of the figures.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
These values are compatible for elastic and proton dissociative scattering.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
Figures 13(a) and (b) present as a function of Q2 and (Q2 +M 2 V ), respectively, the ratio of the φ to ρ elastic cross sections, for which several uncertainties cancel, in particular those related to the subtraction of the proton dissociative background.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
For the first time, measurements are performed for both the elastic and the proton dissociative channels.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
The differential cross sections as a function of |t| for ρ and φ elastic and proton dissociative production are presented in Fig. 21 for different ranges in Q2 .
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
The measurements of the proton dissociative slopes are the first precise determination at HERA for light VM in electroproduction; they constitute an important ingredient for the extraction of the elastic b slopes.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
The first is relate d to the estimation of the proton dissociative background, both in size and in shape.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
The subtraction of a smaller amount of proton dissociative background and the use of a steeper proton dissociative slope lead to shallower |t| distributions of the elastic cross section and to smaller b slope measurements.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
Figure 21: t dependence of the γ ∗ p elastic (a)-(c) and proton dissociative (b)-(d) production cross sections for several values of Q2 : (a)-(b) ρ production; (c)-(d) φ production.
Diffractive Electroproduction of rho and phi Mesons at HERA
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