separable

[ sep-er-uh-buhl, sep-ruh- ]
/ ˈsɛp ər ə bəl, ˈsɛp rə- /

adjective

capable of being separated, parted, or dissociated.
Mathematics.
  1. containing a countable dense subset.
  2. (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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Origin of separable

1350–1400; Middle English (<Middle French ) <Latin sēparābilis, equivalent to sēparā(re) to separate + -bilis-ble

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British Dictionary definitions for separable

separable
/ (ˈsɛpərəbəl, ˈsɛprəbəl) /

adjective

able to be separated, divided, or parted

Derived forms of separable

separability or separableness, nounseparably, adverb
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