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 (ĭn′sə-lāt′, ĭns′yə-)
tr.v. in·su·lat·ed, in·su·lat·ing, in·su·lates
1. To prevent the passage of heat, electricity, or sound into or out of, especially by surrounding or covering with a nonconducting material: insulate an attic.
2. To cause to be in a detached or isolated position. See Synonyms at isolate.

[Latin īnsula, island + -ate.]


insulating material
insulating tape
nIsolierband nt
References in classic literature ?
It was this indefinable peculiarity, perhaps, that, by insulating them from human aid, kept them always so unfortunate in life.
This has been done by making better transmitters, by insulating the smaller wires with enamel instead of silk, and by placing coils of a certain nature at intervals upon the wires.
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For Insulating plumbing pipes: rain water pipes are insulated with a closed cell rubber.
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