Definitions for Insulationˌɪn səˈleɪ ʃən, ˌɪns yə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•su•la•tionˌɪn səˈleɪ ʃən, ˌɪns yə-(n.)

  1. material used for insulating.

    Category: Building Trades

  2. the act of insulating.

  3. the state of being insulated.

Origin of insulation:

1790–1800

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insulation, insularity, insularism, detachment(noun)

    the state of being isolated or detached

    "the insulation of England was preserved by the English Channel"

  2. insulating material, insulant, insulation(noun)

    a material that reduces or prevents the transmission of heat or sound or electricity

  3. insulation(noun)

    the act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. insulation(noun)ˌɪn səˈleɪ ʃən, ˌɪns yə-

    material used to stop heat, cold, sound, etc. from escaping

    insulation around the pipes

Wiktionary

  1. insulation(Noun)

    The act of insulating, or the state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation.

  2. insulation(Noun)

    Any of a variety of materials designed to reduce the flow of heat, either from or into a building.

  3. insulation(Noun)

    The act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, or sound

  4. insulation(Noun)

    The state of a body so separated.

  5. insulation(Noun)

    a medium in which it is possible to maintain an electrical field with little supply of energy from additional sources.

  6. Origin: From insulate

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insulation(noun)

    the act of insulating, or the state of being insulated; detachment from other objects; isolation

  2. Insulation(noun)

    the act of separating a body from others by nonconductors, so as to prevent the transfer of electricity or of heat; also, the state of a body so separated


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