Separation



noun
1.
an act or instance of separating or the state of being separated.
2.
a place, line, or point of parting.
3.
a gap, hole, rent, or the like.
4.
something that separates or divides.
5.
Law.

cessation of conjugal cohabitation, as by mutual consent.
judicial separation.

6.
Aerospace. the time or act of releasing a burned-out stage of a rocket or missile from the remainder.
7.
Photography. separation negative.
noun
1.
the act of separating or state of being separated
2.
the place or line where a separation is made
3.
a gap that separates
4.
(family law) the cessation of cohabitation between a man and wife, either by mutual agreement or under a decree of a court Compare judicial separation, divorce
5.

the act of jettisoning a burnt-out stage of a multistage rocket
the instant at which such a stage is jettisoned

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