1 separate by race or religion; practice a policy of racial segregation; "This neighborhood is segregated"; "We don't segregate in this county" [ant: desegregate]
2 divide from the main body or mass and collect; "Many towns segregated into new counties"; "Experiments show clearly that genes segregate"
3 separate or isolate (one thing) from another and place in a group apart from others; "the sun degregates the carbon"; "large mining claims are segregated into smaller claims"
- Separate; select.
- Separated from others of the same kind.
- To separate, used especially of social policies that directly or indirectly keep races or ethnic groups apart.
Segregation means to separate something from a group.
It may refer to:
- Geographical segregation, separation of groups from a large population into different areas
- Mendel's law of segregation, a genetic inheritance law which states that a character trait will be inherited from either parent but not a blend of both
- Particle segregation, the phenomenon of solid particles separating due to differences in particle size and or density
- Racial segregation, separation according to race or ethnic group
- Religious segregation, separation according to religious affiliation
- Residential Segregation, the physical separation of two groups based on residence and housing
- Security segregation, the separation of assets belonging to customers from the assets of the financial institution holding them
- Segregated cycle facilities, separation of cyclists from the path of powerful drivers
- Sex segregation, separation according to gender
Segregate may also refer to:
- Segregate (taxonomy), when a grouping of organisms is created by the division of another grouping
segregate in Czech: Segregace
segregate in French: Ségrégation
segregate in Dutch: Segregatie
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