What does insulation mean?

Definitions for insulation
ˌɪn səˈleɪ ʃən, ˌɪns yə-in·su·la·tion

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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

GCIDE

  1. Insulation(n.)

    The material or substance used to insulate from either electrical or thermal conduction; as, fiberglass is used as thermal insulation in the walls and roofs of houses.

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

Editors Contribution

  1. insulation

    A type of product created to reduce or control the transmission of heat or sound or electricity.

    There are a variety of insulation products on the market e.g. to reduce the flow of heat into or out of a building, to cover a cable to ensure the transmission of electricity is safe and secure, to ensure sound is reduced to or from the inside of a building.

    Submitted by anonymous on November 9, 2015  

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How to say insulation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insulation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insulation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of insulation in a Sentence

  1. Ken Perkins:

    People may not be buying homes, but theyll stay and renovate, they have some insulation.

  2. Jessica Bowman:

    There was significant damage to the building. A large area of the roof was blown out and interior walls were knocked down, as well as exterior damage. There's pieces of the roof and insulation on the ground, there is no life hazard. Crews are on the scene stabilizing the building.

  3. Bob Ward:

    Cities that are used to more temperate climates, like London, are finding it very difficult to cope, places which experience cold winters tend to worry more about insulation... but of course some of the measures you design to keep heat in during the winter can prevent heat escaping in the summer, making it even more of a problem.

  4. Mathias Basner:

    Passive strategies, like new windows or insulation, can be very effective for nocturnal noise exposure, but should really be our last resort, noise that is not produced cannot have effects.

  5. Deborah Nagin:

    Stoves and refrigerators both produce heat and moisture, and food debris can gather in both areas. Mice will use stove insulation for nesting materials as well.

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