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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•so•lateˈaɪ səˌleɪt; sometimes ˈɪs ə-; -lɪt, -ˌleɪt(v.; n., adj.; n.; adj.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing

  1. (v.t.)to set or place apart; detach or separate so as to be alone.

  2. to keep (an infected person) from contact with noninfected persons; quarantine.

    Category: Medicine

  3. to obtain (a chemical substance or microorganism) in an uncombined or pure state.

    Category: Chemistry, Microbiology

  4. (n.)a person, thing, or group that is set apart or isolated, as for purposes of study.

  5. something that has been isolated, as a by-product in a manufacturing process.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  6. (adj.)isolated; alone.

Origin of isolate:

1800–10; isolated < F isolé < It isolato < L insulātus; see insulate



  1. isolator(Noun)

    an electrical device that detects short circuits and isolates them

Webster Dictionary

  1. Isolator(noun)

    one who, or that which, isolates


  1. Isolator

    Isolator is the 2006 follow-up to the self-titled debut album by Two Hours Traffic, a Canadian indie rock, power pop band from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. It was nominated for Alternative Recording of the Year at the 2007 East Coast Music Awards. The song "Purple Eyes / Yellow Light" was used in an episode of Degrassi: The Next Generation. "Jezebel" and "Stuck for the Summer" were used in the first season of Gossip Girl. "Jezebel" was also used in Castle season 1 episode 3.

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a substance etc that does not easily conduct heat or electricity.

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