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ahy suh lay tuhd

  • v  place or set apart
    They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates
  • v  obtain in pure form
  • v  set apart from others
  • v  separate (experiences) from the emotions relating to them
  • s  not close together in time
    isolated instances of rebellion
  • s  being or feeling set or kept apart from others
    could not remain the isolated figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson
  • s  marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements
    little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly
  • s  cut off or left behind
    an isolated pawn
  • s  under forced isolation especially for health reasons
    isolated patients
  • s  remote and separate physically or socially
    tiny isolated villages remote from centers of civilization

  • But the element was not "isolated" (purified chemically) until recently.
  • Set on an isolated beach on Spain's Catalan coast near the town of Rosas, El Bulli has become a pilgrimage site for foodies brave enough to make the dizzying drive down for the .
  • Montagnier apparently isolated the virus first, but there is no reason to believe that Gallo purposely stole it.
News & Articles

  • Court says isolated human genes cannot be patented
    Court says isolated human genes cannot be patented Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 4:24 pm, Thursday, June 13, 2013 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously threw out attempts to patent human genes, siding with advocates who say the multibillion-dollar ...
    June 14, 2013 - Beaumont Enterprise
  • Houston Forecast: Some isolated storms Friday
    HOUSTON – There is a slight chance for isolated strong storms Friday afternoon in the communities north of Interstate 10, KHOU 11 News Meteorologist Brooks Garner said. There is a 20 percent chance of rain heading into Father’s Day weekend. Friday’s temps will peak at 97 degrees, but the heat index says it will feel like 105. The possibility of rain will carry over into Saturday with a 20 ...
    June 14, 2013 - KHOU 11 Houston
  • Today's weather: Isolated showers but mostly dry in CNY
    The National Weather Service is forecasting a chance of isolated rain showers but otherwise cloudy and dry for most of Friday. Here's the text of the NWS forecast for Auburn:
    June 14, 2013 - The Auburn Citizen

  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    A few nations, regimes like Syria and Iran, continue to sponsor terror,Bush said. "Yet their numbers are growing fewer, and they're growing more isolated from the world. As the 21st century unfolds, some may be tempted to assume that the...
  • Joe Biden in AFP
    It is the first time in the history of civilization in which the carriers of a genuine plague have not been isolated from the general population, and in which this deadly disease for which there is no cure is being treated as a civil rights issue... Mike Huckabee Los Angeles Times,0,5514341.story%3Fcoll%3Dla-home-center&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGNL0X25s5z4D9CSkZW3T4oajAKeA Dec 11, 2007 53978 71052 isolated As we gather here tonight, our country is less secure and more isolated than at any time in recent history," said Biden, 65, whose eldest son, Beau, will soon deploy to Iraq with the National Guard.

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