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sequester

 [se-kwes´ter]
1. to detach or separate abnormally a small portion from the whole.
2. to isolate a portion of a chemical system by chelation or other means; see also sequestrant.

sequester

/se·ques·ter/ (se-kwes´ter)
1. to detach or separate abnormally a small portion from the whole. See sequestration and sequestrum.
2. to isolate a constituent of a chemical system by chelation or other means.

sequester

[sikwes′tər]
Etymology: L, sequestare, to lay aside
to detach, separate, or isolate, such as patient sequestration to prevent the spread of an infection.

sequester,

v 1. to detach, separate, or isolate. A patient might be sequestered to prevent the spread of an infection.
2. the isolation of a jury during the conduct of a trial.

sequester

to detach or separate abnormally a small portion from the whole.
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Light-fraction carbon is found in plant matter that hasn't decomposed yet, so even though it has accrued on the soil, it isn't sequestered," says Gollany.
Artifacts should be returned to the vault or other sequestered area when scanning has been finished for the day.
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