Isolation is the process or fact of isolating or being isolated and may refer to: Contents. Splendid isolation is a diplomatic policy of avoiding alliances and entanglements. Some historians use the term to describe the foreign policy pursued by Britain during the late 19th century under the Conservative Party premierships of Benjamin Disraeli and Lord Salisbury.

Social isolation is a state of complete or near-complete lack of contact between an individual and society. It differs from loneliness, which reflects a temporary lack of contact with other humans.

In health care facilities, isolation represents one of several measures that can be taken to implement infection control: the prevention of contagious diseases from being spread from a patient to other patients, health care workers, and visitors, or from outsiders to a particular patient (reverse isolation ). In database systems, isolation determines how transaction integrity is visible to other users and systems. Isolate may refer to: The state of being along,completely separate from others. The mechanisms of reproductive isolation are a collection of evolutionary mechanisms, behaviors and physiological processes critical for speciation.

They prevent members of different species from producing offspring, or ensure that any offspring are sterile. These barriers maintain the integrity of a species by reducing gene . In microbiology, the term isolation refers to the separation of a strain from a natural, mixed population of living microbes, as present in the environment, for example in water or soil flora, or from living beings with skin flora, oral flora or gut flora, in order to identify the microbe(s) of interest.

Historically, the laboratory techniques . In physical science, an isolated system is either of the following: a physical system so far removed from other systems that it does not interact with them. Though subject internally to its own gravity, an isolated. Vibrations propagate via . Mount Isolation is a mountain located in Coos County, New Hampshire. The mountain is part of the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. Isolation is in the Presidential Range–Dry River Wilderness, and as its name implies, . In reality, of course, the performer is supporting the prop, and countering his or her movement relative to the prop.

Energy or information can still be exchanged between the sections by other means, such as capacitance, induction or electromagnetic waves, or by optical, acoustic or . Base isolation , also known as seismic base isolation or base isolation system, is one of the most popular means of protecting a structure against earthquake forces. It is a collection of structural elements which should substantially decouple a superstructure from its substructure resting on a shaking ground thus protecting a . This was one of two albums the band made with Fergie Frederiksen as the primary vocalist, the other being their soundtrack to Dune. Isolation failed to achieve the popularity of its predecessor, Toto IV, although it achieved gold record . Solitude is a state of seclusion or isolation , i. Short-term solitude is often valued as a time when one . In databases, and transaction processing (transaction management), snapshot isolation is a guarantee that all reads made in a transaction will see a consistent snapshot of the database (in practice it reads the last committed values that existed at the time it started), and the transaction itself will successfully commit only if no .

An isolation tank, usually called a sensory deprivation tank is a lightless, soundproof tank filled with salt water at skin temperature, in which individuals float. Flotation is widely advertised as a form of alternative medicine with claims that it has beneficial . Kernel page-table isolation is a Linux kernel feature that mitigates the Meltdown security vulnerability and improves kernel hardening against attempts to bypass kernel address space layout randomization (KASLR). It works by better isolating user space and kernel space memory.

KPTI was merged into Linux kernel version . It ends side one of the album, and is the fifth track. Tetrastructural Minds, 5:21. Process isolation is a set of different hardware and software technologies designed to protect each process from other processes on the operating system. It does so by preventing process A from writing to process B.