separation
  • The act of dividing something. For instance, a disk partitioning, the removal of a gas from a solid it was trapped in, or the separation of individual pulses within a train.
  • The location or area where a separation (1) occurs.
  • Any space or interval resulting from a separation (1).
  • In a stereo audio component, the extent to which the information from one channel is absent from the other. Usually expressed in decibels. Also called stereo separation, or channel separation (2).

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