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 for isolated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Isolated \I"so*la`ted\ ([imac]"s[-o]*l[=a]`t[e^]d), a.
     Placed or standing alone; detached; separated from others.
     [1913 Webster]
     Isolated point of a curve. (Geom.) See Acnode.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Isolate \I"so*late\ ([imac]"s[-o]*l[=a]t or [imac]s"[-o]*l[=a]t;
     277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Isolated
     ([imac]"s[-o]*l[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Isolating
     ([imac]"s[-o]*l[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [It. isolato, p. p. of isolare
     to isolate, fr. isola island, L. insula. See 2d Isle, and
     cf. Insulate.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To place in a detached situation; to place by itself or
        alone; to insulate; to separate from others; as, to
        isolate an infected person from others; to isolate the
        troublemakers in a classroom.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
              Short isolated sentences were the mode in which
              ancient wisdom delighted to convey its precepts.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Elec.) To insulate. See Insulate.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. (Chem.) To separate (a substance) from all foreign
        substances; to make pure; to obtain in a free state; as,
        to isolate the desired product from a reaction mixture.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
     4. (Microbiol.) To obtain a culture of a microorganism in
        pure form (from a complex mixture); as, to isolate
        Eschericia coli from a patient's blood.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not close together in time; "isolated instances of
             rebellion"; "a few stray crumbs" [syn: isolated,
      2: being or feeling set or kept apart from others; "she felt
         detached from the group"; "could not remain the isolated
         figure he had been"- Sherwood Anderson; "thought of herself
         as alone and separated from the others"; "had a set-apart
         feeling" [syn: detached, isolated, separated, set-
      3: marked by separation of or from usually contiguous elements;
         "little isolated worlds, as abruptly disjunct and unexpected
         as a palm-shaded well in the Sahara"- Scientific Monthly
         [syn: disjunct, isolated]
      4: cut off or left behind; "an isolated pawn"; "several stranded
         fish in a tide pool"; "travelers marooned by the blizzard"
         [syn: isolated, marooned, stranded]
      5: under forced isolation especially for health reasons; "a
         quarantined animal"; "isolated patients" [syn: isolated,
      6: remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over the
         centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they
         inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny isolated villages
         remote from centers of civilization"; "an obscure village"
         [syn: apart(p), isolated, obscure]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  164 Moby Thesaurus words for "isolated":
     abandoned, alien, alienated, alone, aloof, anchoretical, anomalous,
     anonymous, apart, archipelagian, archipelagic, at rest, calm,
     cloistered, closet, companionless, cool, cordoned, cordoned off,
     cut off, deserted, detached, disarticulated, disconnected,
     discrete, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed, disjunct,
     dislocated, dispersed, disrelated, dissociated, disunited, divided,
     divorced, dwindling, ebbing, estranged, even-tenored, exceptional,
     excluded, exotic, extraneous, foreign, forlorn, forsaken,
     friendless, halcyon, hermitical, hidden, homeless, hushed,
     impassive, in a backwater, incognito, incommensurable,
     incomparable, independent, individual, inmost, innermost, insular,
     insulated, interior, intimate, inward, irrelative, island,
     island-dotted, islanded, islandish, islandlike, islandy, isleted,
     isolate, kithless, lone, lonely, lonesome, moldering, monastic,
     other, out-of-the-way, out-of-the-world, outlandish, pacific,
     particular, peaceable, peaceful, personal, placid, private, privy,
     quarantined, quiescent, quiet, remote, removed, reposeful,
     reposing, restful, resting, retired, rootless, roped off,
     scattered, seagirt, sealed off, secluded, secret, segregate,
     segregated, separate, separated, sequestered, sequestrated,
     set apart, sheltered, shut off, single, single-handed, singular,
     smooth, solitary, solo, special, still, still as death, stillish,
     stilly, stoic, stolid, stranded, strange, subsiding, tranquil,
     unabetted, unaccompanied, unaffiliated, unagitated, unaided,
     unallied, unassisted, unassociated, unattended, unconnected,
     undisturbed, unescorted, unfrequented, unique, unmoved,
     unperturbed, unrelatable, unrelated, unruffled, unseconded,
     unstirring, unsupported, untroubled, unvisited, waning,

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  (Or "finite", "isolated") In domain theory, an
     element d of a cpo D is compact if and only if, for any
     chain S, a subset of D,
     	d <= lub S  =>  there exists s in S such that d <= s.
     I.e. you always reach d (or better) after a finite number of
     steps up the chain.
     ("<=" is written in LaTeX as \sqsubseteq).
     [{Jargon File]
     2.  Of a design, describes the valuable property that
     it can all be apprehended at once in one's head.  This
     generally means the thing created from the design can be used
     with greater facility and fewer errors than an equivalent tool
     that is not compact.  Compactness does not imply triviality or
     lack of power; for example, C is compact and Fortran is
     not, but C is more powerful than Fortran.  Designs become
     non-compact through accreting features and cruft that
     don't merge cleanly into the overall design scheme (thus, some
     fans of Classic C maintain that ANSI C is no longer

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