Associations to the word «Insulate»

Wiktionary

INSULATE, verb. To separate, detach, or isolate.
INSULATE, verb. To separate a body or material from others, e.g. by non-conductors to prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, etc.

Dictionary definition

INSULATE, verb. Protect from heat, cold, or noise by surrounding with insulating material; "We had his bedroom insulated before winter came".
INSULATE, verb. Place or set apart; "They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats