insulant


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in·su·lant

 (ĭn′sə-lənt, ĭns′yə-)
n.
A material used for insulation; an insulator.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insulant - a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricityinsulant - a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity
building material - material used for constructing buildings
lagging - used to wrap around pipes or boilers or laid in attics to prevent loss of heat
corkboard - a heat-insulating building material consisting of cork granules that are made into sheets by compressing and baking
Translations

insulant

nIsolierstoff m, → Dämmmaterial nt; (for rooms) → Dämmstoff m
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