Segregation

Science / Genetics / Segregation: The normal biological process whereby the two pieces of a chromosome pair are separated during meiosis and randomly distributed to the germ cells.

Other Words for Segregation

Segregation Noun Synonyms: separation, segmentation, partition, isolation, seclusion, sequestration, setting apart, compartmentalization, exclusion, ostracism, discrimination, apartheid, Jim Crowism
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Principle Of Segregation

Science / Biology / Principle Of Segregation: Mendels first law; holds that each pair of factors of heredity separate during gamete formation so that each gamete receives one member of a pair. MORE

Segregation Of Duties

Business / Accounting / Segregation Of Duties: Strategy to provide an internal check on performance through separation of custody of assets from accounting personnel, separation of authorization of transactions from custody of related assets, sepa MORE

Segregation Of Securities

Business / Finance / Segregation Of Securities: SEC rules to dictate how customers' securities may be used by broker-dealers in broker loans. MORE

American Dream

Entertainment / Literature / American Dream: A theme in American literature, film, and art that expresses optimistic desires for self-improvement, freedom, and self-sufficiency. Harry Shaw notes that the term can have no clear and fixed expressi MORE

Harlem Renaissance

Entertainment / Literature / Harlem Renaissance: A dynamic period of writing, poetry, music, and art among black Americans during the 1920s and 1930s including figures such as Claude mckay, Jean Toomer, Countee Cullen, Sterling Brown, Zora Neale Hur MORE

Grades And Standards

Business / Agriculture / Grades And Standards: The segregation, or classification, of agricultural commodities into groupings that share common characteristics. Grades provide a common 'trading language,' or common reference, so that buyers and se MORE

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