[sep-uh-rey-shuh-nist] /ˌsɛp əˈreɪ ʃə nɪst/
noun 1. Photography. a black-and-white negative of one of the additive primary colors used to form a color image.
- Separation of church and state
separation of church and state definition The principle that government must maintain an attitude of neutrality toward religion. Many view separation of church and state as required by the First Amendment. The First Amendment not only allows citizens the freedom to practice any religion of their choice, but also prevents the government from officially recognizing […]
noun 1. the principle or system of vesting in separate branches the executive, legislative, and judicial powers of a government. noun the doctrine that the individual branches of government (executive, legislative, judicial) have separate and unique powers the others cannot impinge upon Word Origin developed by French philosopher Baron de Montesquieu separation of powers definition […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. a grouping of the terms of an ordinary differential equation so that associated with each differential is a factor consisting entirely of functions of the independent variable appearing in the differential. 2. a process of finding a particular solution of a partial differential equation in the form of a product of factors […]