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in·su·la·tor

 (ĭn′sə-lā′tər, ĭns′yə-)
n.
1. A material that insulates, especially a nonconductor of sound, heat, or electricity.
2. A device that insulates.

insulator

(ˈɪnsjʊˌleɪtə)
n
(General Physics) any material or device that insulates, esp a material with a very low electrical conductivity or thermal conductivity or something made of such a material

in•su•la•tor

(ˈɪn səˌleɪ tər, ˈɪns yə-)

n.
1.
a. a material of such low conductivity that the flow of electric current through it is negligible.
b. a device made of such material, as glass or porcelain, for supporting a charged conductor and electrically isolating it.
2. one that insulates.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insulator - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivityinsulator - a material such as glass or porcelain with negligible electrical or thermal conductivity
bushing - an insulating liner in an opening through which conductors pass
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
mineral wool, rock wool - a light fibrous material used as an insulator
glass wool - glass fibers spun and massed into bundles resembling wool
conductor - a substance that readily conducts e.g. electricity and heat
Translations
eristeeristineristys
szigetelésszigetelőanyag
isolator

insulator

[ˈɪnsjʊleɪtəʳ] N (= material) → aislante m; (= appliance) → aislador m

insulator

n (Elec: = device) → Isolator m; (= material)Isolierstoff m; (for heat) → Wärmeschutzisolierung f

insulator

[ˈɪnsjʊˌleɪtəʳ] nisolante m
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