- 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.
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In other words, Solms wants to move past the model of mind that sees clear-eyed thought as somehow separable from our baser feelings.A brain researcher on what Freud got right|Jess Keiser|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
That's because regulations require "behind-the-meter" battery functions to be separable from "in-front-of-the-meter" functions that serve the grid rather than the battery's owner.To make batteries a better investment, let them do more|Scott K. Johnson|November 5, 2020|Ars Technica
To Madame Merle the self is socially determined and not fully separable from the world around it.Is Henry James’s ‘The Portrait of a Lady’ the Great American Novel?|Michael Gorra|August 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Small veins, rarely exceeding half an inch in width, the fibres not easily separable.Asbestos|Robert H. Jones
There seems to be no sufficient reason for explaining it by 'necklace' or 'gorget,' as if it were a separable article of attire.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
And as accidents are separable while body may continue to exist without them, "union" disappears together with the accidents.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
Something that comes from her love and goes to it; no separable quality; nothing that's for herself.The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
The adventures themselves organize easily into smaller separable wholes.Literature in the Elementary School|Porter Lander MacClintock