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Isolation is the near or complete lack of social contact by an individual.

Isolation or isolated may also refer to:

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  • Electrical or galvanic isolation, isolating functional sections of electrical systems to prevent current flowing between them
  • An isolated system, a system without any external exchange
  • Isolating language, a type of language with a low morpheme-per-word ratio
  • Isolation (microbiology) techniques to separate microbes from a sample containing mixtures of microbes
  • Reproductive isolation in population genetics, prevents members of two different species from producing offspring if they cross or mate
  • Topographic isolation of a summit, the great circle distance to the nearest point of equal elevation

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