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Sciences, including formal sciences and applied sciences

  • Isolation (health care), various measures taken to prevent contagious diseases from being spread
  • Isolation (psychology), a defence mechanism in psychoanalytic theory first proposed by Sigmund Freud
  • Isolation level in database systems, how and when the changes made by one operation become visible to other concurrent operations
  • Isolation tank, a lightless, soundproof tank inside which subjects float in salt water at skin temperature
  • Galvanic isolation, a principle of isolating functional sections of electrical systems to prevent current
  • 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
  • Vibration isolation, in engineering, the process of isolating an object from the source of vibrations
  • Isolated system in thermodynamics, a physical system without any external exchange
  • Isolating language, a type of language with a low morpheme-per-word ratio
  • Uncontacted tribes, people in isolation from the outside world
  • Application isolation in computing environments, for example in the Application Isolation API in the Java Virtual Machine or in Security and safety features new to Windows Vista#Application isolation in Windows Vista
  • Isolation effect or Von Restorff effect, a psychological effect of distinctive items more easily "remembered"
  • In electronics, a measure of how well two ports are disconnected in devices such as directional couplers and circulators

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