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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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Right now, all the climate change models and proposed methods of sequestering carbon ignore animals," Wilmers said.
The report also estimates the NHS ROW has approximately 91 million metric tons (MMT) of carbon currently sequestered in vegetation and currently is sequestering approximately 3.
We're killing two birds with one stone by producing meat and milk from grasslands while also sequestering carbon," he says.
These behavioral- and pharmaceutical-based strategies rely on reducing viral transmission and include dismissing schools and public gatherings, voluntary sequestering in the home, staggering work shifts, keeping symptomatic persons isolated, and treating ill persons rapidly with antiviral drugs and providing antiviral prophylaxis for their household contacts.
Sequestering toxins is well known in invertebrates, poison arrow frogs, and a few birds that eat poison-bearing invertebrates, notes Becky Williams of the University of California, Berkeley, who has studied garter snakes.
According to the companies, the cooperative agreement has been issued to NiSource with Acumentrics as prime subcontractor to develop a SOFC system capable of sequestering CO2 and producing a near zero emission SOFC system.
Current sequestering practices call for injecting the C[O.
The trees, planted by Fundacion Natura, will benefit the environment not only by sequestering carbon but by protecting damaged grassland from erosion and by creating a buffer zone next to the Pasochoa forest.
Local officials and environmental groups endorse new IGCC plant sequestering CO2 emissions
Biochar offers a number of positive environmental and agricultural uses in addition to sequestering carbon.
Davey and Glass considered what would happen if schools were reopened and community-wide sequestering were halted when influenza cases in a community fall below preset thresholds (e.
Urban forests also play an important role in sequestering carbon dioxide, the potent greenhouse gas that is primarily to blame for global warming.