• WordNet 3.6
    • v segregate 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"
    • v segregate divide from the main body or mass and collect "Many towns segregated into new counties","Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"
    • v segregate separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation "This neighborhood is segregated","We don't segregate in this county"
    • n segregate someone who is or has been segregated
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia, has twice as many bathrooms as is necessary. When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites
    • Segregate Separate; select.
    • Segregate (Bot) Separated from others of the same kind.
    • v. i Segregate (Geol) To separate from a mass, and collect together about centers or along lines of fracture, as in the process of crystallization or solidification.
    • v. t Segregate To separate from others; to set apart. "They are still segregated , Christians from Christians, under odious designations."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • segregate To separate or detach from the others, or from the rest; cut off or separate from the main body; separate.
    • segregate Specifically.
    • segregate In zoology, to set apart or dissociate (the members of a group): as, species segregated under another genus; faunal regions of the sea segregated from those of the land in zoögeography.
    • segregate In geology, to separate out from the mass of a rock, as in the case of certain accumulations, pockets, or nodules of metalliferous ore, or of mineral matter in general, which appear from the phenomena which they present to have been gradually separated out or segregated from the adjacent rock by molecular action.
    • segregate To separate or go apart; specifically, in crystallography, to separate from a mass and collect about centers or lines of fracture.
    • segregate Apart from others; separated; set apart; separate; select.
    • segregate In zoology, simple or solitary; not aggregate, compound, colonial, or social; specifically, pertaining to the Segregata.
    • n segregate In mathematics, one of an asyzygetic system of covariants of a given degorder, capable of expressing in their linear functions with numerical coefficients all other covariants of the same degorder.
    • segregate To separate into dominants, recessives, and hybrids, in conformity to a numerical law: said of the descendants of Mendelian hybrids.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Segregate seg′rē-gāt to separate from others
    • adj Segregate separate from others of the same kind:
    • adj Segregate (geol.) separate from a mass and collected together along lines of fraction
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. segregatus, p. p. of segregare, to separate; pref. se-, aside + grex, gregis, a flock or herd. See Gregarious


In literature:

I seem to grow as segregative as the timber-wolf.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
It is possible that further research may reveal complications which mask or interfere with an underlying process of segregation.
"Mendelism" by Reginald Crundall Punnett
A gleaming light-fleck segregated itself from the mass of stars ahead.
"The Copper-Clad World" by Harl Vincent
Each trade or business is segregated or localized.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
The segregated vice district was located in the negro locality.
"Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
In any case they should be carefully segregated until a cure appears to be effected.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
The great breeder of discord and the waste of hatred is the idea of segregation.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
It consists in segregating the degenerates to prevent propagation.
"The Arena" by Various
Race segregation is a divine tenet, scripturally justified.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
He tried to segregate those that might mean danger.
"One Purple Hope!" by Henry Hasse

In news:

Jonathan Kozol talks about contemporary segregation.
San Quentin's North Segregation – the 'Penthouse' of death row .
Will Superstorm Sandy Do For Climate Change What Emmett Till Did For Segregation.
Well, back in August, the University of Colorado announced it was segregating students with valid concealed-carry permits in dorms of their own on its campuses in Boulder and Colorado Springs.
Since the University of Colorado's Boulder and Colorado Springs campuses began segregating dorms for students with valid concealed-carry permits this year, not a single student has asked to live where guns are allowed.
Colorado's new segregated "gun dorms " for students with valid concealed-carry permits have attracted zero students.
Charter schools play a role in increasing ethnic and socio-economic segregation due to no zoning says Robin Duff .
Charles Williams was recruited by the Fuqua School, which was started in 1959 as a "segregation academy," when the school sought an ambassador to the African American community.
Entitled "THE HELP, a Cultural Touchstone," Evers -Williams celebrated the film's accomplishment of "challenging viewers to walk the journey" of "African-American maids in the then-staunchly segregated Mississippi.".
Segregated Charter Schools Evoke Separate But Equal Era in U.S. Go To
Noose incidents evoke segregation-era fears.
Segregated from all the other animals at the Harlingen Humane Society is a dog named Champ.
New study shows segregation has hit an historic low.
Lastly, while total integration has its benefits, are we convinced that segregation is inherently bad.
Texas Woman Wants To Preserve Segregated Cemetery.

In science:

Between these values the system tends to segregate into shear bands.
A simple model for heterogeneous flows of yield stress fluids
Anderson (2002) has observed slight mass segregation by comparing the luminosity function at the centre relative to a field at about 7′ .
A Simple Dynamical Model for Omega Cen
Recently, many studies for several segregated patterns and the crossover between them are reported10–18 .
Segregation and Phase Inversion in a Simple Granular System
This gives ∼ 0.1 ms as a rough upper bound to the physical decoherence time, which is still much shorter than the characteristic time scale of the spin state segregation.
Large amplitude spin waves in ultra-cold gases
Monte Carlo simulations.2 The parameters of the model are the typical wave number, k0 , for modulations of φ, the ”segregation strength”, τ , between positive and negative φ, and the interaction strength, λ.
Comment on "The nature of slow dynamics in a minimal model of frustration limited domains" by P. L. Geissler and D. R. Reichman, cond-mat/0304254