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segregate (someone) from (someone else)

 and segregate (something) from (something else)
to separate someone from someone else or something from something else. I was asked to segregate the swimmers from the nonswimmers. Let's segregate the larger fish from the smaller ones.
See also: segregate

segregate (someone, something, or an animal) into something

to isolate someone, an animal, or something into something or a special place. We segregated the infected people into a separate room. Let's segregate the white pigs into a different pen.
See also: segregate

segregate something from something else Go to segregate someone from someone

See also: else, segregate
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Hardware Zoning: This type of zoning segregates physical switches or sections of a switch via circuitry.
Malls in the emirate were asked last year to segregate waste but many of them did not comply.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People filed a lawsuit against the governor and state officials in May in part arguing the law intentionally segregates students by race.
On one side are the natural tendencies of the beads to mix or to segregate because of size differences.
For example, an employer cannot limit or segregate job applicants or employees in a way that would adversely affect their opportunities because of their disabilities.
Foundries have two options to deliver high-quality material: either segregate byproduct streams internally and process them for market, or commingle them and process later.
Once the vast majority of political organizations segregate exempt function income from gross income, there is generally very little (if any) income subject to tax.
In general, rental property owners will elect to segregate each property to allow use of any suspended losses on disposition.
The Segregated Account was established in order to segregate certain liabilities of Ambac Assurance Corporation (AAC).
A Los Angeles County Jail inmate filed a claim Monday saying his throat was cut during recent race riots because sheriff's deputies failed to segregate Latino and black inmates in his unit.
An unanswered question is whether bacteria-which, unlike human cells, don't have a nucleus-contain a spindle or some other cellular machinery to segregate chromosomes when they divide.
In theory, an artificial chromosome would be a great advance because it wouldn't integrate but it would replicate and segregate," says Melissa A.
Segregate existing labor contracts of the two businesses; and