Separate estate(Law), an estate limited to a married woman independent of her husband.Separate maintenance(Law), an allowance made to a wife by her husband under deed of separation.

Sep"a*rate*ly, adv.Sep"a*rate*ness, n.

(Sep`a*rat"ic*al) a. Of or pertaining to separatism in religion; schismatical. [R.] Dr. T. Dwight.

(Sep"a*ra`ting) a. Designed or employed to separate.

Separating funnel(Chem.), a funnel, often globe-shaped, provided with a stopcock for the separate drawing off of immiscible liquids of different specific gravities.

(Sep`a*ra"tion) n. [L. separatio: cf. F. séparation.] The act of separating, or the state of being separated, or separate. Specifically: (a) Chemical analysis. (b) Divorce. (c) (Steam Boilers) The operation of removing water from steam.

Judicial separation(Law), a form of divorce; a separation of man and wife which has the effect of making each a single person for all legal purposes but without ability to contract a new marriage. Mozley & W.

(Sep"a*ra*tism) n. [CF. F. séparatisme.] The character or act of a separatist; disposition to withdraw from a church; the practice of so withdrawing.

(Sep`a*ra*tist) n. [Cf. F. séparatiste.] One who withdraws or separates himself; especially, one who withdraws from a church to which he has belonged; a seceder from an established church; a dissenter; a nonconformist; a schismatic; a sectary.

Heavy fines on divines who should preach in any meeting of separatist .

(Sep`a*ra*tis"tic) a. Of or pertaining to separatists; characterizing separatists; schismatical.

(Sep"a*ra*tive) a. [L. separativus.] Causing, or being to cause, separation. "Separative virtue of extreme cold." Boyle.

(Sep"a*ra`tor) n. [L.] One who, or that which, separates. Specifically: (a) (Steam Boilers) A device for depriving steam of particles of water mixed with it. (b) (Mining) An apparatus for sorting pulverized ores into grades, or separating them from gangue. (c) (Weaving) An instrument used for spreading apart the threads of the warp in the loom, etc.

(Sep"a*ra*to*ry) a. Separative. Cheyne.

(Sep"a*ra*to*ry), n. [Cf. F. séparatoire.]

1. (Chem.) An apparatus used in separating, as a separating funnel.

2. (Surg.) A surgical instrument for separating the pericranium from the cranium. [Obs.]

1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; — said of things once connected.

Him that was separate from his brethren.
Gen. xlix. 26.

2. Unconnected; not united or associated; distinct; — said of things that have not been connected.

For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinnere.
Heb. vii. 26.

3. Disunited from the body; disembodied; as, a separate spirit; the separate state of souls.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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