I"so*late .] [It. isolato, p. p. of isolare to isolate, fr. isola island, L. insula. See 2d Isle, and cf. Insulate.]
To place in a detached situation; to place by itself or alone; to insulate; to separate from others.
Short isolated sentences were the mode in which ancient wisdom delighted to convey its precepts.
To insulate. See Insulate.
To separate from all foreign substances; to make pure; to obtain in a free state.
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