Meaning of SEPARATION in English

SEPARATION

■ noun

1》 the action or state of separating or being separated.

↘the state in which a husband and wife remain married but live apart: a trial ~.

2》 distinction between the signals carried by the two channels of a stereophonic system.

3》 Physics & Aeronautics the generation of a turbulent boundary layer between a surface and a moving fluid.

Phrases

~ of powers the vesting of the legislative, executive, and judiciary powers of government in separate bodies.

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