Isolate vs Nonisolate - What's the difference?

isolate | nonisolate |


As nouns the difference between isolate and nonisolate

is that isolate is something that has been isolated while nonisolate is one who, or that which, is not an isolate.

As a verb isolate

is (label) to set apart or cut off from others.

isolate

English

Verb

  • (label) To set apart or cut off from others.
  • (label) To place in quarantine or isolation.
  • (senseid) To separate a substance in pure form from a mixture.
  • (label) To insulate, or make free of external influence.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2014-06-14, volume=411, issue=8891, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= It's a gas , passage=One of the hidden glories of Victorian engineering is proper drains. Isolating a city’s effluent and shipping it away in underground sewers has probably saved more lives than any medical procedure except vaccination.}}
  • To separate a pure strain of bacteria etc. from a mixed culture.
  • (label) To insulate an electrical component from a source of electricity.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • Something that has been isolated.
  • Anagrams

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    nonisolate

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who, or that which, is not an isolate.