- containing a countable dense subset.
- (of a differential equation) capable of being written so that coefficients of the differentials of the independent and dependent variables are, respectively, functions of these variables alone.Compare separation of variables.
Origin of separable
Examples from the Web for separability
He has demonstrated the separability of the soul by leaving and returning to his body at will.The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul|Jirah D. Buck
Mobility, and separability are the distinguishing properties of extended objects.A Treatise of Human Nature|David Hume
The fact of its separability from the body, he says, is no proof of its being an accident.
He cannot have personality of his own, as God has no "separability."The Church of St. Bunco|Gordon Clark
For it is not the separability of an accident from its substance that makes it an accident, but its destruction, when separated.
British Dictionary definitions for separability
Word Origin and History for separability
late 14c., from Latin separabilis, from separare (see separate (v.)). Related: Separability.