Definitions of segregation

  1. (genetics) the separation of paired alleles during meiosis so that members of each pair of alleles appear in different gametes Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of segregating, or the state of being segregated; separation from others; a parting. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Separation from a mass, and gathering about centers or into cavities at hand through cohesive attraction or the crystallizing process. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A preconceived judgment made without adequate evidence and not easily alterable by presentation of contrary evidence. Medical Dictionary DB
  7. The act of separating, or state of being separated, from others. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Separation from others. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. 1. Separation; removal of certain parts from a mass. 2. The separation of the dominant and recessive characters in the offspring of hybrids. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  10. Separation from others; a parting. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. [Latin] In the Mendelian sense, the dissociation of characters from each other in the course of the formation of germs, the characters being called allelomorphic (biol.). na
  12. The action of separating a portion or portions from the rest. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  13. [L.] A separation of parts; as of crystals from the mass. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  14. n. Act of segregating; separation from others; a parting. Cabinet Dictionary