Meaning of separatrix


Pronunciation: (sep'u-rā"triks, sep"u-rā'-), [key]
— pl. sep•a•ra•tri•ces sep•a•ra•trix•es.
  1. something that divides or separates, as the line between light and dark areas on a partially illuminated surface.
  2. virgule.
  3. one of several symbols for separating components of a number, as a decimal point or comma.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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