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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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One hectare can contain 50 tonnes of living microorganisms [that are sequestering carbon].
The 2 community mitigation strategies modeled were school closings with home sequestering of children and teenagers [less than or equal to] 18 years of age (hereafter called child sequestering) and home sequestering of all community members (hereafter called community sequestering).
Control scenarios are an unmitigated base case (epidemics without mitigation strategies implemented) or continuation of strategies for the epidemic duration (child sequestering or community sequestering implemented at the 10-diagnosed case trigger and ended when the last incident case is recovered or dead).
Meanwhile, utility companies are allowed the privilege to deregulate--a national trend right now--provided they increase the amount of alternative energy in the state's power grid and pay farmers for sequestering the carbon they emit.
We expect farmers to gain with a new crop, with sequestering payments, with using their land as the platform where we generate power," Osterberg says.
Even if successful at sequestering carbon, fertilizing the ocean could have unintended consequences.
The world will continue to make extensive use of fossil fuels, such as natural gas and coal, for power generation for the foreseeable future, but technology now allows this to be done more cleanly by creating hydrogen from fossil fuels while capturing and sequestering the carbon as carbon dioxide in deep geological formations.
Our companies are leading the way in pursuing climate change by improving energy efficiency, sequestering greenhouse gas emissions and developing low-carbon technologies that can facilitate economic growth without corresponding increases in greenhouse gas emissions.
Few companies today are willing to take on the extra expense of separating and sequestering carbon dioxide, but researchers are working on techniques to boost the efficiency of the process and lessen its cost (see sidebar).
Daniel Safer and Vivian Nachmias (University of Pennsylvania) have found that TB4 is the major actin sequestering peptide in normal mammalian cells, thus is critical to the process that allows cells in all tissues, when injured and damaged, to remodel and heal.
The Court issued a Temporary Restraining Order, effective immediately, that prohibited Desaigoudar from transferring or selling any CMD stock in his possession, custody or control, pending the issuance of a preliminary injunction sequestering his CMD stock.
We believe our program, the GPU Climate Challenge Accord, is comprehensive, and emphasizes investments in alternative technologies, reducing, avoiding or sequestering emissions where practical, and long-term plans and strategies to reduce atmospheric concentrations of greehouse gases," Leva said.